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This week, NASA will be showing pictures that its spacecraft

1. This week, NASA will be showing pictures that its spacecraft "New Horizons" sends back from its exploration of Pluto. The craft was launched 9 and a half years ago and has traveled 3 billion miles. Preliminary photos show Pluto as being copper- colored and having a heart-shaped indentation on one side. Are you curious to see other up-close pictures of Pluto and its moon Charon?

Yes
62%
624 votes
No
21%
211 votes
Undecided
17%
174 votes

2. Last month, Jupiter and Venus were so close to each other that they appeared as a single bright star in the night sky. Some people referred to it as "the Bethlehem Star". Did you happen to see this when it occurred?

Yes
16%
157 votes
No
69%
701 votes
I'm not sure.
15%
151 votes

3. Halley's Comet, which comes by every 75 years, made its most recent appearance in 1986. Did you get a chance to see it?

Yes
21%
212 votes
No
63%
635 votes
I'm not sure.
16%
162 votes

4. The Haleā€“Bopp Comet was perhaps the most widely seen comet of the 20th century and one of the brightest seen for many decades. Do you remember having seen it when it appeared in 1997?

Yes
21%
208 votes
No
58%
583 votes
I'm not sure.
22%
218 votes
A beautiful phenomenon in the northern sky is the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. Have you been fortunate enough to have witnessed this?

5. A beautiful phenomenon in the northern sky is the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. Have you been fortunate enough to have witnessed this?

Yes
25%
252 votes
No
75%
757 votes
07/15/2015 Living 1009 19 By: karylwood

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