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NASA Picture of the Day: Southern Cross over Chilean Volcano
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Have you ever seen the Southern Cross? This famous four-star icon is best seen from Earth's Southern Hemisphere. The featured image was taken last month in Chile and captures the Southern Cross just to the left of erupting Villarrica, one of the most active volcanos in our Solar System. Connecting the reddest Southern Cross star Gacrux through the brightest star Acrux points near the most southern location in the sky: the South Celestial Pole (SCP), around which all southern stars appear to spin as the Earth turns.
Keeping Your Staff Safe During Sales Season
With Black Friday – and its online cousin, Cyber Monday – having delivered the usual frenzy of Christmas orders, commentators expect December to signal the start of two months’ worth of online sales. And, as the lines between work and home life become increasingly blurred, chances are, employees will be using…
Asteroid Flybys Over the next 7 Days
NameDateMin Dia. (m)Max Dia. (m)Rel. Velocity (mph)Miss Distance (miles)
468727 (2010 JE87)25th Jan19243033,4183,757,070
189040 (2000 MU1)26th Jan27862232,1578,473,224
(2016 KL1)27th Jan12127130,26426,303,604
(2020 XD5)27th Jan27361146,62719,018,253
(2020 BN10)29th Jan16837758,55744,597,441
505657 (2014 SR339)30th Jan530118535,62118,065,734
(2002 CY9)31st Jan38485962,49812,399,195
(2015 AY245)31st Jan15234227,44627,647,048
(2020 TB12)1st Feb10924419,8741,611,781
(2016 CL136)1st Feb13931140,4063,285,047
(1995 CR)1st Feb121271102,19642,253,441
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