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Night Sky Sights

Ceres and Vesta in 2011

The two brightest asteroids are in fine view for binoculars or a telescope. Here are instructions and charts to find them.

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Vesta in 2010

Vesta shines at magnitude 7 or brighter through mid-May 2010.

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Finding Uranus and Neptune in 2006

Binoculars and our charts are all you need to spot these twin outer planets.

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The Martian Moons in 2007–08

If you've never spied Mars's two satellites, Phobos and Deimos, the end of 2007 is your best chance for a long time. You'll need a big telescope — and you'll need to know exactly where to look.

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Uranus and Neptune in 2005

From now to year's end, our finder charts will help you locate Uranus (in Aquarius), Neptune (in Capricornus), and Pluto (in Ophiuchus).

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