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    Ship 29 in the High Bay - 4/12/2024

    1 Comment
    2024/04/15
    02:08 UTC

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    Planet Venus and Jupiter visible during totality

    2 Comments
    2024/04/15
    01:40 UTC

    3

    Baily's Beads

    2 Comments
    2024/04/15
    01:24 UTC

    55

    First time photographing eclipse!

    2 Comments
    2024/04/15
    01:16 UTC

    0

    Saw this today just hovering at a place for 2 minutes then disappeared completely

    6 Comments
    2024/04/15
    00:36 UTC

    24

    Fort Worth, 8 minutes before totality (the clouds moved after this). I turned 24 during the solar eclipse, best birthday present ever!!

    1 Comment
    2024/04/15
    00:07 UTC

    61

    High-Resolution Image of Baily’s Beads and Prominences on Either Side of Totality: Solar Eclipse 2024

    3 Comments
    2024/04/14
    23:46 UTC

    1

    How animals react during a solar eclipse

    0 Comments
    2024/04/14
    22:15 UTC

    4

    Rocket Launch Schedule: Week of April 15 - April 21

    Hello! We have 4 confirmed rocket launches scheduled this week.

    Monday 4:10am UTC (Local: Mon 12:10pm GMT+8)
    Long March 2D mission
    Long March 2D
    CASC
    Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

    Wednesday 6:30pm UTC (Local: Wed 11:30am PDT)
    WorldView Legion 1 & 2 Mission
    Falcon 9 Block 5
    SpaceX
    Vandenberg SFB
    Sun-Synchronous Orbit

    Wednesday 9:24pm UTC (Local: Wed 5:24pm EDT)
    Starlink Group 6-51 Mission
    Falcon 9 Block 5
    SpaceX
    Kennedy Space Center
    Low Earth Orbit

    Thursday 10:40pm UTC (Local: Thu 6:40pm EDT)
    Starlink Group 6-52 Mission
    Falcon 9 Block 5
    SpaceX
    Cape Canaveral Space Force Station
    Low Earth Orbit

    1 Comment
    2024/04/14
    21:52 UTC

    153

    Whirlpool Galaxy with a Celestron 5SE

    6 Comments
    2024/04/14
    21:25 UTC

    230

    I captured the Moon, Jupiter and a comet in the same frame

    Jupiter with it's moons at upper left corner, eartshine moon at right, and 12P/Pons-Brooks comet at bottom is visible in this photo I took. (Comet looks like a green star because the photo was taken in twilight, it's tail is not visible)

    8 Comments
    2024/04/14
    21:14 UTC

    4,388

    Everyone's posting their Total Eclipse Photos so here's mine!

    84 Comments
    2024/04/14
    20:43 UTC

    322

    When will your state next be visited by a total solar eclipse? [Updated for post-2024 eclipse]

    65 Comments
    2024/04/14
    19:43 UTC

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    The rear wheels of the space shuttle orbiter Columbia touch down at Edwards Air Force Base after successfully completing the first orbital spaceflight of NASA's Space Shuttle program on April 14, 1981.

    8 Comments
    2024/04/14
    19:42 UTC

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    2024 Total Solar Eclipse Time Lapse Composite

    2 Comments
    2024/04/14
    18:50 UTC

    358

    Sunburst Diamond Ring

    7 Comments
    2024/04/14
    18:06 UTC

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    All Space Questions thread for week of April 14, 2024

    Please sort comments by 'new' to find questions that would otherwise be buried.

    In this thread you can ask any space related question that you may have.

    Two examples of potential questions could be; "How do rockets work?", or "How do the phases of the Moon work?"

    If you see a space related question posted in another subreddit or in this subreddit, then please politely link them to this thread.

    Ask away!

    3 Comments
    2024/04/14
    18:00 UTC

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    During the total solar eclipse I could see solar prominences with my naked eyes. This shot shows an absolutely enormous one-- the tiny dot is Earth added for scale.

    80 Comments
    2024/04/14
    17:09 UTC

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    Juno spacecraft caught Ganymede cast its shadow on Jupiter. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/ Thomas Thomopoulos

    4 Comments
    2024/04/14
    16:13 UTC

    52

    Manned orbital launches by year, 1961-2023

    5 Comments
    2024/04/14
    14:13 UTC

    262

    There were many pictures taken of totality, but this one is mine.

    From Benton, Illinois. Taken on my dad's DSLR by someone who had no idea what they were doing (me).

    8 Comments
    2024/04/14
    13:50 UTC

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    I only snapped 5 pics during the eclipse because I wanted to watch it with my own eyes. I got lucky!

    2 Comments
    2024/04/14
    12:20 UTC

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