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Renewable vs. non-renewable power generation across the region (updated every 30 minutes)
Renewables includes biomass(42.8%), nuclear(6.3%), solar(0%) and wind(8.1%). Excludes imports
Women Urged To Get Cervical Screenings As 6,000 Wait 4+ Weeks For Treatment
This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Today, there are still around 3,197 cases of cervical cancer each year and it is the 14th most common cancer for women. However, around 99.8% of cases of cervical cancer are preventable, if spotted and treated within a reasonable time frame.
Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay
NASA Picture of the Day: Sandy and the Moon Halo
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Last April's Full Moon shines through high clouds near the horizon, casting shadows in this garden-at-night skyscape. Along with canine sentinel Sandy watching the garden gate, the wide-angle snapshot also captured the bright Moon's 22 degree ice halo. But June's bright Full Moon will cast shadows too. This month, the Moon's exact full phase occurs at 01:08 UTC June 22.
Asteroid Flybys Over the next 7 Days
NameDateMin Dia. (m)Max Dia. (m)Rel. Velocity (mph)Miss Distance (miles)
469896 (2005 WC1)20th Jun19543662,47640,075,419
(2010 XB24)20th Jun11425523,8788,227,395
85989 (1999 JD6)21st Jun1005224933,27745,783,872
525356 (2005 BG14)21st Jun485108666,78117,689,706
(2019 NA2)22nd Jun18140552,70815,624,414
(2002 UK11)24th Jun11124863,52833,339,406
612509 (2002 UK11)24th Jun11124863,52833,339,408
382825 (2003 XB22)25th Jun36682036,46324,304,811
415029 (2011 UL21)27th Jun1724385557,8954,126,644