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  1. Recent observations have pinpointed the location of a fifth fast radio burst, shedding light on the environs that create these powerful sources.

    The post New Mysterious Radio Flash Pinned Down; Hundreds More Being Discovered appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. Astronomers have calculated the loss of planets around stars in globular clusters, and New Horizons returns observations of worlds in the outer solar system.

    The post 60-Second Astro News: Planets in Tight Quarters & Kuiper Belt Forays appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. After a century, researchers may finally have solved a prehistoric meteorite mystery.

    The post After a Century, Geologists Find Crater Responsible for Meteorite Mystery appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Here's the lowdown on which comets will brighten our skies in 2020.

    The post Comets to Catch in 2020 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. Astronomers have announced the discovery of Proxima Centauri c, an inhospitable super-Earth just 4.3 light-years away.

    The post Astronomers Discover Second Planet in Nearest Star System appeared first on Sky & Telescope.