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Celestial News & Events

Don't Miss the Brightest Objects in the Night Sky

The night's six or seven brightest objects are all visible simultaneously in late February and early March.

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Wednesday's Mercury-Moon Challenge

Shortly after sunset on Wednesday, February 22nd, Mercury will be paired with an extraordinarily thin crescent Moon very low in the west.

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SkyWeek TV

S&T associate editor Tony Flanders muses on the rewards and challenges of scripting a television program.

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Time Committee Procrastinates

An international committee formed to settle the protocol for civilian time once and for all recently announced an important decision — they're going to put off the decision for another three years.

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Sky & Telescope December 2011

Sky & Telescope's December 2011 issue is now available to digital subscribers.

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Observe Mira, the Amazing Star

The extraordinary variable star Mira is expected to peak in early October, 2011.

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Highlights From PATS 2011

This year's Pacific Astronomy and Telescope Show is a great place to see new, old, and occasionally surprising astronomy products.

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SkyWatch 2012: The Sun

The Sun is incredibly dynamic — something that's difficult to convey properly in the pages of a book or magazine. If you watch a major solar flare through a telescope, it will often change from one minute to the next. Time-lapse movies compress the time scale, allowing you to see…

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SkyWatch 2012: Asteroids

Vesta, the 2nd-largest main-belt asteroid.NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDAMany asteroids have been visited by spacecraft since the Galileo probe flew by Gaspra in 1991 en route to Jupiter. These spacecraft encounters have yielded a treasure trove of detailed images and data. To study an…

Comet Garradd and M71

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Lots Going On in the Sky

The first week of September will be a memorable time for observers in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Inside Sky & Telescope's September 2011 Issue

Sky & Telescope's September 2011 issue is now available to digital subscribers.

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Sky & Telescope October 2011

Sky & Telescope's October 2011 issue is now available to digital subscribers.

occulation of Delta Scorpii September 3, 2011

Celestial News & Events

Watch a Star Wink Out on September 3rd

On the evening of Saturday, September 3rd, the dark edge of the Moon will cover the 2.3-magnitude star Delta Scorpii from the eastern and southern U.S. to northern Venezuela.

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Happy Birthday, Neptune!

On July 12th, Neptune completed one full circuit around the Sun since its discovery on the night of Sept 23-24, 1846.

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Is Asteroid 2011 MD Space Junk?

For a while, it seemed possible that the asteroid that will buzz Earth on Monday is actually the upper stage of a rocket.

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Asteroid To Buzz Earth Monday, June 27th

Asteroid 2011 MD is expected to pass less than 8,000 miles above Earth's surface around 1 p.m. EDT (17:00 UT) on Monday.

Astronomy & Observing News

Three Great Old Magazines on DVD

The complete collections of The Sky, The Telescope, and Night Sky magazines are now available as DVD-ROMs.

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Sky & Telescope August 2011

Sky & Telescope's August 2011 issue is now available to digital subscribers.

Uranus in 2012

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Uranus and Neptune in 2012

Uranus and Neptune are easy to find with the aid of the charts in this article.

Celestial News & Events

Uranus and Neptune in 2011

Uranus and Neptune are easy to find with the aid of the charts in this article.

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