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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:48:45 -0700

Rare eclipse dazzles American astronomers. by First News Reporter Tuesday, 15 April 2014. STARGAZERS enjoyed a rare total lunar eclipse in the skies above North and South America today (15 April). The space feat sees the moon turn red when the ...

Calcutta Telegraph

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:55:20 -0700

New Delhi, March 26: Two American astronomers have discovered a dwarf planet far beyond the orbit of Pluto, adding a new member in the Sun's family album and bolstering the evidence for a vast cloud of icy bodies girdling the solar system. The new ...

The Hindu

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 06:32:57 -0700

On March 27, American astronomers discovered a dwarf planet orbiting the Sun almost 4.5 billion km beyond the orbit of Pluto. Its official name is 2012 VP113. The astronomers who made the discovery nicknamed it 'Biden', after the American VP. 5. Goats. 6.
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