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Best solar eclipse seen from Puerto Rico in 19 years

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The Caribbean Astronomy Society informed that you will need to use special glasses in order to safely enjoy the solar eclipse that will take place on August 21.

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The Arecibo Observatory studies two huge asteroids

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A pair of space rocks measuring near half a kilometer will pass close to earth in the coming days. Even though their distance is safe, their momentary closeness will allow astronomers to study these asteroids through radio-telescopes, such as the one in Arecibo.

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New images of Saturn are captured from Puerto Rico

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The NASA spacecraft Cassini underwent a historic maneuver by completing 22 risky orbits between Saturn and its rings. Efrain Morales, an astrophotographer  of the Caribbean Astronomy Society, captured an impressive image of Saturn in the moments when Cassini was sending signals to earth to confirm its successful journey near Saturn's rings.

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Conference on discoveries in the search for extraterrestrial life

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The Polytechnic university and the Caribbean Astronomy Society will host a conference to discuss solar eclipses and discoveries that have implication on the search for extraterrestrial life. The event will take place on Thursday, April 20 at 6:00 pm at the Polytechnic University. 

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Arecibo observatory captures images of giant asteroid

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Using the radio-telescope with the most powerful transmission capacity on the planet, astronomers at the Arecibo Observatory, captured radar images of the 2014 JO25 asteroid. Studies performed at the Arecibo Observatory revealed that this asteroid, considered potentially dangerous due to its size and occasional proximity to earth, is two times the previously estimated size. 

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Planets with two suns could be habitable

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Many of the stars that we see are binary (double), curiously planets discovered in these two sun systems could be habitable. Studies show that it is possible that these planets could retain water on their surface for prolonged periods of time, implying the ability to sustain life.

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Stars crashing can be seen with the naked eye

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The astronomy professor Larry Molnar from Calvin College in Michigan explained that it is predicted that when a binary star, that is already visible through telescopes,  explodes it will be seen with the naked eye since it will double its brilliance.

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Five comets get closer

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2017 will be an interesting year for sky enthusiasts since various comets will be closing up to earth and will become visible through binoculars and small telescopes.

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Meteor Shower visible from Puerto Rico

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The Caribbean Astronomical Society informed that there will be increased activity of Taurids meteors in the northern hemisphere on the nights of November 11-12, 2016. 

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Meteor seen above Cabo Rojo emitted sound

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On July 12, members of the Astronomy Society of the Carribean (SAC) were able to observe and hear a briliant meteor in the southeast region of the Island.

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