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An Excellent Article on the Perseid Meteor Shower and Comet Swift-Tuttle

Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022

Here is an excellent article on the Perseid meteor Shower and comet Swift-Tuttle -- explaining the "what" of the Perseids and and "how" the debris trail and meteor shower are created and maintained by comet Swift-Tuttle.  (Submitted by ASN Member Bradley Carlson)

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NASA Invites Public to Help Asteroid Mission Choose Sample Site

Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission to the asteroid Bennu needs extra pairs of eyes to help choose its sample collection site on the asteroid – and to look for anything else that might be scientifically interesting.

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