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This Week in Space

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It's time for weekly space-links of astronomy and planetary science stories that we didn't cover on Space this week.


Image Credit: Photograph by Rick Whitacre capturing an aurora, the Milky Way, a meteorite, and a laser all at the same time. That is a lot of beautiful astronomy for one image! Used with permission; thank you, Rick!

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Re: Good Friday Earthquake. Thanks for this. My father was CO of one of the first ships to arrive in the Aleutians to provide power and water. In Puget Sound we stood on the bluffs and watched the water rise, like a tub being filled just a little more than usual.