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There's weather in space as well as our skies

With our terrestrial weather (winter) having been such a factor in our daily lives recently here in the DMV, I thought you might find the following of interest. It certainly provides food for thought in a realm you are probably not familiar with - space weather.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 12:52am EST

Tags: space place, Greg Redfern, space weather

Monday's asteroid flyby common, threat real

Earth narrowly missed a collision with an asteroid three times the size of FedEx Field. Although 2 million miles crossed between the fate of humankind and the mass of space rock, the threat from asteroids is real.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 12:16pm EST

Tags: Greg Redfern, asteroid, Chelyabinsk, space place, Russia, meteor

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Chelyabinsk one year later

A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded with the power of an atomic bomb in Russia exactly one year ago.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 05:38pm EST

Tags: Chelyabinsk, Ed Lu, NASA, tunguska, Greg Redfern

Space stuff in the DMV

A comprehensive list of space- and astrology-related sites and clubs in the area.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 11:43am EST

Tags: space place, Greg Redfern

Fire and ice: Supernova and vapor in space

Fire and ice captured the attention of the worldwide astronomical community in the past 24 hours.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:11am EST

Tags: Greg Redfern, space place, planets, supernova

In feat of technology, Rosetta phones home

After 957 days of hibernation, the Rosetta spacecraft woke up, aligned itself with the sun and called home.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 04:07pm EST

Tags: Greg Redfern, Rosetta, European Space Agency

Learning more about comets: Will Rosetta phone home?

The European Space Agency, NASA and countless people who follow space missions are holding their collective breath for the biggest wake-up call in the solar system.

Sunday - 01/19/2014, 04:47pm EST

Tags: Space, Rosetta, Greg Redfern

January welcomes Jupiter and astronomers

"The King of the Planets," Jupiter will be visible as the sunsets Sunday and will dominate the night sky for months to come. Meanwhile, here on Earth, professional astronomers will descend upon National Harbor this week.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 05:33pm EST

Tags: Greg Redfern, national habor, Jupiter, space place

First main meteor shower of 2014 hits tonight

Although the DMV will sit under clouds for most of the evening on Jan. 2 -- and perhaps part of the morning of Jan. 3 -- NASA will carry a live stream of the Quadrantids meteor -- the first of 2014.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 01:48pm EST

Tags: NASA, Quadrantids, meteor shower, Greg Redfern, Space

Best space story for 2013: Russia's asteroid event

Greg Redfern picks the Chelyabinsk Airburst Event as his top space story of 2013.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 06:15am EST

Tags: Greg Redfern, space place, meteor, asteroid

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