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  1. New analysis of data from the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter strengthens the case for salty lakes underneath Mars's south polar cap.

    The post Evidence Grows for Super-Salty Underground Lakes on Mars appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. International Observe the Moon Night is here. Step outside Saturday evening and admire our closest celestial neighbor with your family.

    The post International Observe the Moon Night Is Here appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. For a little perspective, observe along a line that takes you to the Moon, past Jupiter and Saturn, the Kuiper Belt, and onward into our galaxy.

    The post See Beyond the Celestial Sphere: Follow These Lines into Space appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. More than 200 years ago Caroline Herschel pointed her telescope at the heavens and discovered some of the finest deep-sky objects. Follow in her footsteps and see them for yourself.

    The post Explore Caroline Herschel's Celestial Showpieces appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. Observations from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft show that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has its own aurora.

    The post Comets Have (Ultraviolet) Aurora, Too appeared first on Sky & Telescope.