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Neptune, Cloud Walking, and Another Gift from the Cosmos! – Part 2

Part 1 NASA’s K2 Finds Newborn Exoplanet Around Young Star K2-33b, shown in this illustration, is one of the youngest exoplanets detected to date. It makes a complete orbit around its star in about five days. – Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech These two characteristics combined provide exciting new directions for planet-formation theories. K2-33b could have formed

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Neptune, Cloud Walking, and Another Gift from the Cosmos! – Part 1

In the midst of writing this yesterday, I broke from my norm and added more. I’ve written several pieces on Neptune already. No surprise. While some of you may moan and groan at this god of the sea, please ignore any winces and whines that may sound as if I don’t adore dear old Nep! It’s

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Pluto, Full On – Part 3

At last, we have reached the point where I began–Pluto’s shift in apparent motion to direct again. And with these shifts to retrograde and direct, back and forth like the pendulum swings–yes, a direct reference to Edgar Allen Poe for who better than he could describe the horror we often feel when Pluto makes its

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