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NASA’s EPIC Camera Captures Moon’s Stunning Illuminated ‘Dark’ Side

NASA has provided an exquisite view of the moon that will never be perceived from Earth.


Picture of a previous lunar eclipse dated Oct. 8, 2014. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Unusually Short Total Lunar Eclipse Dazzles Skywatchers

The total eclipse of the moon lasted only a short time, but it still dazzled.


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Griffith Observatory Hosts Free Public Viewing, Online Webcast Of Partial Solar Eclipse

Officials remind the public to never look directly into the sun even during an eclipse.


Tonight's total lunar eclipse - in which the Moon will turn a reddish copper color - is expected to be most visible between midnight and 1 a.m. (Photo courtesy Griffith Observatory)

Griffith Observatory Stays Open Late For ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse

Angelenos who want to see the Moon turn to “blood” Monday night may want to head for the hills.



NASA Radar Shows Near-Earth Asteroid Bringing Its Own Moon

A mile-long asteroid set to pass safely by Earth on Friday appears to be bringing along a companion.


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Hubble Telescope Spies Fifth Moon Around Pluto

There’s something lurking around distant and icy dwarf planet Pluto: a fifth moon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2012

A perigee moon is visible when the moon's orbit position is at its closest point to Earth during a full moon phase. The full moon coincided with its closest approach to the Earth, 221,565 miles (356,575 km) most recently on March 19, 2011, making the so-called "super moon" look slightly larger than average.(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Supermoon’, Meteor Shower Set For Saturday Night

There’s going to be a party in the sky on Cinco de Mayo.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/04/2012

A triple conjunction of Jupiter, Venus and the moon over Los Angeles on Feb. 25, 2012 (credit: Matt Hartman/Shorealone Films)

Heavenly Trio Form Rare Triple Conjunction In Skies Above LA

The Academy Awards weren’t the only thing lighting up the L.A. skyline on Sunday night.

CBS Los Angeles–02/27/2012

A Delta II heavy launch vehicle lifts off on September 10, 2011 with NASA's GRAIL mission to the moon from launch pad 17B at Cape Canaveral, Florida. (credit: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

2nd NASA Probe En Route To Moon On New Year’s Day

For the NASA team tasked with the latest lunar mission, New Year’s Day seems like Groundhog Day.


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NASA Says Its Probes Will Arrive At Moon Over New Year’s Weekend

NASA says its twin spacecraft are on course to arrive back-to-back at the moon after a 3 1/2-month journey.



Aircraft Carrier-Sized Asteroid Set To Fly By Earth; Largest Since 1976

A massive asteroid is expected to make a fly-by of our planet Tuesday, but NASA experts warn there is no chance of any impact with the Earth.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2011

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Year’s First Lunar Eclipse Won’t Be Visible In US

The year’s first total eclipse of the moon will last an unusually long time, a rare celestial treat for a wide swath of the globe.


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Early Christmas Treat: 2010’s Only Total Lunar Eclipse

Just in time for Christmas. The year’s only total lunar eclipse will occur Monday night or early Tuesday depending on where you live.