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Uranus, Venus and Mars! See Planets in the March Night Sky

March should be a great month for spotting planets for skywatchers, weather permitting. Venus is becoming increasingly more prominent in the evening sky, remaining above the horizon for 2.5 to 3 hours after the sun dips below the horizon Read more at: SPACE.com

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Stargazer Lottie Doll Brings Real Astronomy Down to Earth

The Stargazer Lottie doll — which comes with a realistic telescope, solar system collector cards and profiles of famous female astronomers — is being released this month in collaboration with the European Space Agency. Read more at: SPACE.com

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Warp in Space-Time Swallows Pulsar

Astronomers have watched a pulsar some 25,000 light-years from Earth slip from view, swallowed by a companion star’s warp in the fabric of space-time. This wacky effect is one more example that proves Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Read more at: SPACE.com

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