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Renewable vs. non-renewable power generation across the region (updated every 30 minutes)
Renewables include biomass(10.6%), nuclear(38.4%), solar(1%) and wind(0.8%). Excludes imports
NASA Picture of the Day: Comet C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)
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Imaged on June 20 2022, comet C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS) shares this wide telescopic field of view with open star cluster IC 4665 and bright star Beta Ophiuchi, near a starry edge of the Milky Way. On its maiden voyage to the inner Solar System from the dim and distant Oort cloud, this comet PanSTARRS was initially spotted over five years ago, in May 2017. Then it was the most distant active inbound comet ever found, discovered when it was some 2.4 billion kilometers from the Sun. That put it between the orbital distances of Uranus and Saturn.
Take A Look At The Humans Of 2050
In just under thirty years’ time technology will redefine the human experience, as advances allow us to augment our senses, monitor our health and even regulate our temperature, according to global heating company Viessmann, whose mission is to create living spaces for future generations.
Asteroid Flybys Over the next 7 Days
NameDateMin Dia. (m)Max Dia. (m)Rel. Velocity (mph)Miss Distance (miles)
(2009 KE3)30th Jun581130033,15111,313,661
152671 (1998 HL3)2nd Jul23953415,63717,156,449
(2008 NO3)2nd Jul468104730,92217,559,105
7482 (1994 PC1)3rd Jul1283287137,29841,224,933
468727 (2010 JE87)3rd Jul18641631,19531,737,656
152637 (1997 NC1)5th Jul670149919,75410,256,833
(2001 XP31)5th Jul9822023,30125,722,696
(2013 GG69)6th Jul477106630,59914,979,077
(2017 OA)6th Jul26559456,90535,319,446