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Brilliant Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Skywatchers around the world are in for a treat tonight, as the annual Geminid meteor shower is poised to put on a spectacular show.


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Jeff Ray Talks ‘Blue Moon’

There is a full moon tonight, the second this month. About every 18 months you get two full moons inside the same calendar month. That’s called a “Blue Moon” even though the moon isn’t actually blue.


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‘Blue Moon’ On Day Of Neil Armstrong Service

There’s a rare ‘blue moon’ on Friday, a fitting wink to Neil Armstrong by the cosmic calendar. That’s the day of a private service for Armstrong, who died last Saturday in Ohio at age 82.


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Dallas Museum Celebrates Moon Day 2012

Saturday marks 43 years since Neil Armstrong took his historic first steps on the Moon, and that moment will be celebrated at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas.



‘Ring Of Fire’ Eclipse To Be Visible In Texas

Sunrises and sunsets often dazzle, but they’ll have a special ring to them in a few days for people in the western United States and eastern Asia, as the moon will slide across the sun.


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NASA Scientist Explains Total Lunar Eclipse

There is a total lunar eclipse coming early Saturday morning. A research scientists from NASA explains why this rare event is so special.


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‘Super Moon’ Will Be Quite The Sight

On Saturday the moon will be the closest to the earth it ever gets—about 221,000 miles. And for some the lunar mystery is both physical—and metaphysical.


The sun sets over Interstate-30. (credit: Chip Oney)

Big Moon Before Spring Officially Arrives

TINY CHANCE OF A STORM LATER TONIGHT It would appear that the chance of getting any rain tonight in most of North Texas is zero.  However, a cold front has made it down to near […]


Ernie Brown's Final Word for 07/20/10

Today Ernie reflects on Space Program.