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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 20: Iapetus

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/20 02:48 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 20: Iapetus

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 19: Eros

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/19 05:43 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 19: Eros

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 18: Neptune

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/18 02:19 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 18: Neptune

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Cassini VIMS sees the long-awaited glint off a Titan lake

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/17 04:28 CST

The Cassini mission announced today the first observation of a specular reflection off of a lake on Titan. A specular reflection is a mirror-like flash, and you only get one when you have a mirror-like surface -- very, very smooth.

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 17: Proteus

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/17 12:57 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 17: Proteus

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Watch that front wheel spin!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/17 09:55 CST

Watch that front wheel spin!

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Hayabusa on the home stretch

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/17 07:49 CST

Hayabusa is still 100 million kilometers from the Earth, less than an astronomical unit away but still with months to travel. But according to an update posted to their websitethis morning by project manager Junichiro Kawaguchi, Hayabusa is on the home stretch.

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 16: Mimas

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/16 03:28 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 16: Mimas

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Two cool discoveries today: icy-hot exoplanet and smallest ever Kuiper Belt object

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/16 01:01 CST

Two cool discoveries today: icy-hot exoplanet and smallest ever Kuiper Belt object

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Downloading the "How to work with Mars Express VMC images" class

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/16 10:21 CST

Downloading the "How to work with Mars Express VMC images" class

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Class announcement: How to play with Mars Express VMC images

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/15 03:05 CST

Class announcement: How to play with Mars Express VMC images

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 15: Mars

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/15 12:40 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 15: Mars

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No, they can't push with the arm to free Spirit

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/15 11:25 CST

I've gotten this question about once a week since Spirit got stuck, but yesterday, two different readers asked the same question within an hour of each other, so I figured it was time for a blog entry.

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A teeny weeny bit of movement in Spirit's right front wheel

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/14 01:12 CST

The ever-vigilant Doug Ellison just posted this animation, which really actually does show a teeny tiny bit of motion in the right front wheel. If you don't notice any motion, look closer.

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 14: The Moon

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/14 11:09 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 14: The Moon

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Congratulations to the WISE team on a successful launch!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/14 10:22 CST

Congratulations to the WISE team on a successful launch!

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 13: Dactyl

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/13 04:35 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 13: Dactyl

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Copenhagen Needs More Space, Part 2 The Orbiting Carbon Observatory Must Fly Again

Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2009/12/13 02:41 CST

Copenhagen Needs More Space, Part 2 The Orbiting Carbon Observatory Must Fly Again

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 12: Saturn

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/12 03:17 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 12: Saturn

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Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 11: Io

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/12/11 02:54 CST

Planetary Society Advent Calendar for December 11: Io

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