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This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1752:

Lacaille discovers the Eta Carinae Nebula.

2004:

Opportunity lands on Mars.

Today

Today is Sat 24 Jan 2015, JD 2,457,047 (day 24 of 365 this year).