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Astronomy Today is an astronomy news aggregator with news, articles and information from different sources on astronomy, astrobiology, space and planetary exploration with a huge archive of more than 15,000 news updated daily.


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On our site, you will also find an online planetarium with the star catalog Hipparcos up to magnitude 8, as well as the deep sky brightest objects of Messier and Bennet catalog.

Today's latest news:

CNN Documentary The smash hit film "Apollo 11," made entirely of archival NASA footage, pays a thrilling homage to the historic mission. Tonight, CNN premieres the film on television for all to enjoy.


On This Day in Space! June 23, 1949: XS-1 Space Plane Aces 117th FlightOn June 23, 1949, the XS-1 space plane flew for the 117th time. See how it happened in our "On This Day in Space" video series!


Atomic Clocks Explained: NASA Set To Launch a Deep Space Timekeeper MondayNASA is set to launch an incredible new atomic clock into orbit on a Falcon Heavy tomorrow (June 24) in a technology demonstration mission that could transform the way humans explore space.


Take One Giant Leap to the Moon with New Augmented Reality AppsIf you weren't born when the first crewed moon-landing mission launched — or you want to relive the experience — USA Today's two augmented reality apps will take you step by step through history.


See Draco the Dragon in the Night Sky This WeekDraco the Dragon is well worth spotting this week, as it is particularly bright in the northern sky, winding around the Little Dipper.