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      the study of stars, planets and space


NASA uses telescopes to study astronomy.

To study astronomy, you might have to stay up late to see the stars.


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A desert sky is lit by a meteor shower
A Perseid meteor is seen over Joshua Tree National Park in California, Aug. 11, 2007.
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