Mercury is a tricky little blighter to spot. Its the closest planet to the Sun at an average distance of 57.9 million km. Due to its proximity to the Sun it can be somewhat challenging to find as its always low in the morning sky just before sunrise or evening sky just after sunset. Fortunately […]
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I was watching yet another re-run of Armageddon the other night when the heroic Bruce Willis and his motley crew of oil drillers-turned-astronauts saved Earth from certain asteroid doom. Yet we are forced to consider our delicate position in very real terms when the Lincoln Near Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) project discovered an asteroid called […]