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Saturday is 'International Observe the Moon Night'

Be on the lookout for celebrations in the D.C. area and beyond.

Saturday - 09/06/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Tags: Space Place

Supermoon to outshine meteor showers this week

A supermoon Sunday will compete with the ongoing Perseid meteor shower for top billing with sky watchers.

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 09:12pm EDT

Tags: supermoon, Perseid meteor shower

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At Shenandoah National Park, the Earth touches the sky

WTOP columnist Greg Redfern visited Shenandoah National Park this past Friday to discuss asteroids and comets.

Saturday - 07/26/2014, 06:17pm EDT

Tags: The Space Place, Shenandoah National Park

A personal take on the legendary moon landing

On this day, WTOP columnist Greg Redfern remembers the 1969 moon landing.

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 05:27pm EDT

Tags: The Space Place, Apollo 11

Mercury and Venus close in pre-dawn sky

Mercury and Venus will be close to one another in the early morning skies over the next few days.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 11:49am EDT

Tags: Space Place, Venus, mercury

Nearly 2 minutes of continuous lightning in Va. (video)

The thunderstorms got pretty strong in parts of the WTOP listening area on Wednesday night.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 11:25pm EDT

Tags: lightning,

World UFO Day: Search for extraterrestrial intelligence continues

Are we alone? July 2 is World UFO Day and seeks to answer that question as people gather together to watch the skies for unidentified flying objects.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 09:42am EDT

Tags: World UFO Day, Space Place, UFO, Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Sarah Beth Hensley, Space, Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Help children see the wonders of science

Once they get it, the results are unbelievable.

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Tags: The Space Place

Astronomers gather on National Mall for festival Friday

The annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall begins at 6 p.m. tonight.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 10:46am EDT

Tags: National Mall, Space Place

Rare new' meteor shower predicted for Saturday

A rare meteor shower will brighten the night skies above the metro area Saturday. Learn more about where these meteorites came from and the best viewing times.

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 10:55am EDT

Tags: Space Place, meteor shower, comet,

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