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A Frozen Eclipse

Though few people were fortunate enough to be in Antarctica to see it, the November 23rd total solar eclipse has been heralded as superb.

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A Far-Southern Eclipse of the Sun

Lands Down Under are the only places that will experience the solar eclipse of November 23–24.

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Mars: The Show Continues

Mars will remain a fiery yellow-orange beacon in the evening sky during the first half of September and will shrink and fade only a little until well into October.

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November's Lunar Eclipse

A brief total elipse on November 8–9 will be visible in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and western and southern Asia.

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Solar Flare Again Spawns an Aurora

For the second time in the last few days, a powerful flare on the Sun triggered an unusual display of the aurora borealis over some of the world's midlatitudes.

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The Orionids: Steady but Unspectacular

With a fat crescent Moon high in the sky during the predawn hours of the 21st, this is a so-so year for observing the annual Orionid meteor shower.

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Eclipse 2002: Africa or Australia?

In December the Dark Continent offers a longer duration of totality than the Australian Outback, but the latter site presents much better weather prospects. The choice is yours.

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The Dark of an Eclipsed Moon

Most observers who witnessed the lunar eclipse of May 15th described totality as being darker than usual.

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May's Unusual Solar Eclipse

On May 31st the Sun was a "ring of fire" over parts of Scotland, Iceland, and Greenland, while observers in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia enjoyed a partial solar eclipse.

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Jupiter Visits the Beehive

During March and April, the open cluster M44 in Cancer is easy to find — just look for it beside brilliant Jupiter.

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Solar Activity Continues

A large spot is now visible on the Sun's surface. It's big enough to be seen without optical aid, but always use a safe solar filter when viewing the Sun.

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An Annular Eclipse in May

At the end of May, observers in several fairly remote locations will see the Moon nearly hide the Sun.

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May's Total Lunar Eclipse

For almost an hour in mid-May, the Moon will turn dim and fiery orange.

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Comet Juels-Holvorcem Visible at Dawn

The comet has brightened considerably since its discovery in late 2002 and is now an easy binocular object in the constellation Andromeda.

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Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in 2003

With our detailed charts, you'll be able to locate the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto the rest of the year.

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Large Sunspot Visible

After being nearly featureless for several weeks, the solar face now sports a large sunspot.

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Comet Kudo-Fujikawa Rounds the Sun

The comet has entered the field of view of the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory's LASCO C3 coronagraph.

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Crescent Moon Joins Three Planets at Dawn

The waning crescent Moon helps point the way to Mars, Venus, and Mercury before sunrise on Monday through Wednesday mornings.

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Comet NEAT Outward Bound

Comet NEAT put on a fine show as it rounded the Sun. Now Southern Hemisphere observers wait for it to reappear in the west after sunset.

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Comet Kudo-Fujikawa Near the Sun

The comet passes through perihelion on January 29th. Although it will be impossible to observe, there's another way to follow its progress.

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