Monthly Archives: July 2016

Skywatch August 2016

August 2016 features a gathering of planets just above the sun at dusk, and the return of the most famous meteor shower. There is a chance to catch all five naked-eye planets at the same time in the early evening, and Venus and Jupiter have their closest gathering since the year 2000 at the end [...]

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Discoveries from previously unexplored depths within the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument and Johnston Atoll

From August to September 2015 the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer was surveying previously unexplored depths around the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) and Johnston Atoll.