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2017-01-10 Astronomy - Cosmology:

Hello Tom,    You are correct. Observations "seem" to support that galaxies are receding - from us as well as from each other. They could simply be flying off into space from an initial explosion, where

2016-11-16 Astronomy - Supermoon time frames:

Actually, so-called supermoons occur all the time. All they are is full moons that happen when the Moon is near "perigee", the closest point in its orbit to the Earth. It is at that closest point every

2016-11-14 Astronomy - Telescopes:

Most "beginner" telescopes have a simple telescope design, but a not terribly useful or easy-to-use mount; so your unfortunate experience is not that uncommon.    There are some very small telescopes that

2016-10-18 Astronomy - Moon photograph:

Hello,    Bear in mind the full Moon sets when the Sun rises. This means your photo would need to be takn in the pre-dawn hours which precede the full Moon setting. (Refer to the diagram already sent)

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