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Comet 13P/Olbers recovery image(s) from August 24. This is a stack of the two exposures with combined exposure time of 20 minutes. Image Credit: Alan Hale
Haleakalā Observatory on the island of Maui
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Astronaut Training: Taste activity during Camp Cosmos

A selection of activities you can try from home, ranging from short, fun activities, to longer investigations.


Have you ever wondered what happens to stars as they get older? Explore the evolution of stars with different masses.