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Near Miss: The Solar Superstorm of July 2012
http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/23jul_superstorm/

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The Neptunalia was an obscure archaic two-day festival, celebrated at Rome, probably on July 23
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neptunalia



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On July 23rd, 1985, the Commodore Amiga was unveiled at the Lincoln Centre in New York.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t3619637/amiga-turns-20/



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Landsat 1 was launched on the 23rd July 1972á
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t30351314/landsat-satellite/

Soyuz 37 was launched on the 23rd July 1980á
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_37

On July 23, 1980, Pham Tuan of Vietnam became the first Asian in space when he flew aboard Soyuz 37
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pham_Tuan

STS-93 Space Shuttle Columbia, was launched on the 23rd July 1999
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-93

Anniversary of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, which was launched on July 23, 1999
http://chandra.harvard.edu/about/axaf_mission.html

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Elliot McKay See, Jr. (July 23, 1927 February 28, 1966), was an American astronautá
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliot_See

Thomas Brisbane (23 July 1773 - 27 January 1860) was Governor of New South Wales (1821-25)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Brisbane

Haile Selassie I (23 July 1892 - 27 August 1975) was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.á
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haile_Selassie

Etienne-Louis Malus (23 July 1775 - 24 February 1812) was a French officer, engineer, physicist, and mathematician.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89tienne-Louis_Malus

Walter Hermann Schottky (23 July 1886 - 4 March 1976) was a German physicistá
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_H._Schottky

Andrew E. Lange (July 23, 1957 - January 22, 2010 was an astrophysicist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_E._Lange

Vera (Cooper) Rubin (July 23, 1928 - December 26, 2016) was an American astronomer.á
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Rubin

Charles Edward Barns (July 23, 1862 - May 24, 1937) was an American writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Edward_Barns#Astronomy_.26_Printing_Press



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Space: 1999 premiered on 23 July 1975 in Australia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Space:_1999_episodes

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NGC 6636 was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on the 23rd July 1884.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58132086/ngc-6636/

NGC 6704 was discovered by German astronomer Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke on the 23rd July 1854.á
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58132071/ngc-6704/

NGC 6730 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 23rd July 1835.á
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58132061/ngc-6730/

NGC 6866 was discovered by German astronomer Caroline Herschel on the 23rd July 1783.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58132051/ngc-6866/



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Discovery of the rings of Neptune in 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rings_of_Neptune

Asteroid (114) Kassandra was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on July 23, 1871
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56780216/asteroid-114-kassandra/

Asteroid (405) Thia was discovered by Auguste Charlois on July 23, 1895, in Nice.á
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t42872137/asteroid-405-thia/

Comet Hale-Bopp was discovered on July 23, 1995
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t3020406/comet-hale-bopp/

Hubble Space Telescope image of comet C/1999 S4 (LINEAR) that disintegrated around July 23, 2000.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CometLinear.jpg

Start watching for Perseids
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perseids



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Meteorites

The LancÚ (CO3.5 chondrite) meteorite fell in Centre, France, on the 23rd July 1872.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44051524/lanc-meteorite/

The Bahjoi (Iron) meteorite fell in Uttar Pradesh, India, on the 23rd July 1934.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44051530/bahjoi-meteorite/



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