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Curiosity’s Shot of Aeolis Mons on Mars Sure Looks Like Mount McKinley

Some blogs are noting the black and white photo that Curiosity sent back of 18,000 foot high Aeolis Mons on Mars sure looks like a snow covered Mount McKinley. If we see this driver then we’ll know for sure.

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Photos of Unusual Low Latitude Summer (Aug. 6) Auroras on Mount Washington

An unusual and very strong sun storm has created auroras at low latitudes (the picture above is from spaceweather.com We were alerted because of a gallery of the event posted by the Mount Washington Observatory. The above photo is from … Continue reading

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Mauna Kea Gemini Telescope Contributes to Discovery of 10th Planet Xena (2003 UB313)

Various publications report the Gemini Telescope is associated with the discovery of the Solar System’s 10th planet now dubbed Xena.

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NASA Seeks Help Identifying UFO Over Haleakala and Mauna Kea

The astronomy obsessed Hawaii is buzzing over a UFO over Mauna Kea and Haleakala on December 17, 2004. A moving image of the UFO (380K) was published as NASA’s photo of the day today (Feb. 8). Officials ruled out known … Continue reading

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