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The craziest thing is that the person kept driving towards it.
While astronomers enjoyed the best view of Saturn this past weekend, an animator created a new video depicting what would happen if the people of Earth got an extreme close-up of the sixth planet from the Sun.
Astronomers across the globe have been taking advantage of Google+ Hangouts, conducting virtual star parties with fellow night-dwellers.
Just like out of a good science fiction setting on some far-off planet, our own Earth could soon have a second sun, but only for a limited time.
NASA, accused of censoring its scientists on global warming and the origin of the universe, pledged on Wednesday to reform its policies to ensure "open and full communications."