Astronomy

October 27, 2020

NASA Confirms That There Is Actually Water on the Moon

Scientists have just confirmed what's been believed for over a decade—there's water on the Moon. Specifically, thanks to observations by NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), traces of water have been found on the sunny side of the Moon. While ice has been found in the shadowed craters around the Moon's poles, this is the first time we can definitely say water exists where there is Sun.

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September 25, 2020

Photographer Captures Unique Image of the Moon Disguised as Saturn

Guatemalan photographer Francisco Sojuel was already having an incredible evening as he climbed the Acatenango volcano. It was Christmas Eve 2019 and he'd settled in at the basecamp when he noticed something breathtaking in the night sky. In the early morning hours, just before sunrise, Sojuel looked up and saw the Moon surrounded by a ring of clouds. Incredibly, the clouds made it look like the Moon was “dressing up” like Saturn.

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