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Scientists find gas on Venus linked to life on Earth. Sep 15, 2020 622
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope observes storms on Neptune and Uranus. Feb 9, 2019 355
Mystery orbits in solar system not caused by Planet Nine, say scientists. Jan 22, 2019 374
The planets: "My very educated mother just sent us nougat". Jan 1, 2019 5143
Planetary Almanac. Dec 1, 2018 586
Conjunction Couplet: As we head into the darkest time of the year, the planets keep us busy with their nightly capers. Schaaf, Fred Dec 1, 2018 1018
OBSERVING: November 2018. Nov 1, 2018 320
Planetary Almanac. Nov 1, 2018 709
Brilliance at Dawn: Venus blazes as the "Morning Star" this month. Schaaf, Fred Nov 1, 2018 999
OBSERVING: October 2018. Oct 1, 2018 364
OCTOBER 2018 OBSERVING: Planetary Almanac. Oct 1, 2018 712
Enter the Ice Giants: The brighter planets begin to give way as Uranus and Neptune jostle for our attention this month. Schaaf, Fred Oct 1, 2018 898
OBSERVING. Sep 1, 2018 390
Planetary Almanac. Aug 1, 2018 683
And Then There Were Five: Four bright planets grace the skies, and tiny Mercury appears at the end of the month. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2018 1030
OBSERVING: JUNE 2018. Jun 1, 2018 353
Planets Aplenty: The planets are out in full force this month, and they are joined by an asteroid. Schaaf, Fred Jun 1, 2018 1013
Poor Will's COUNTRYSIDE almanack: Late Spring and Early Summer of 2018. Felker, W.L. Calendar May 1, 2018 619
DIG into NASA's Planetary Data System: A vast treasure trove of unseen planetary images awaits intrepid amateurs. Lakdawalla, Emily May 1, 2018 3852
OBSERVING: May 2018. Brief article May 1, 2018 246
Planetary Almanac. May 1, 2018 634
The Planets Run the Show: No matter what time of night you turn your gaze skyward, you should spot a planet ... or three. Schaat, Fred May 1, 2018 1003
Skywatch. Brief article May 1, 2018 102
Springtime Skies: Spring ushers in special sights of stars, planets, and more. Schaaf, Fred Apr 1, 2018 690
Planetary Almanac. Mar 23, 2018 664
OBSERVING March 2018. Brief article Mar 1, 2018 334
The Return of the Planets: March ushers in all five bright planets, and if you're lucky, you might be able to spot Uranus at the end of the month. Schaaf, Fred Mar 1, 2018 1009
A Stingray in the Sky. Wedel, Mathew Dec 29, 2017 941
Planetary Pairings: Be prepared to get up early this month to see the dance of the planets. Schaaf, Fred Dec 29, 2017 1006
Big Sky Country. Wedel, Mathew Dec 1, 2017 1139
December Delights: The Moon occults Aldebaran, and Mars and Jupiter dance with a star. Schaaf, Fred Nov 22, 2017 899
Rogue Planets Not Plentiful. Young, Monica Brief article Nov 22, 2017 151
November 2017. Calendar Nov 1, 2017 352
Planetary almanac. Nov 1, 2017 672
At the edge of the day: all the bright planets congregate at either dusk or dawn this month. Schaaf, Fred Nov 1, 2017 1163
Written in the star. Tyson, Peter Cover story Oct 1, 2017 3885
October 2017. Calendar Oct 1, 2017 304
Planetary Almanac. Table Oct 1, 2017 637
Global Scaling as Heuristic Model for Search of Additional Planets in the Solar System. Muller, Hartmut Oct 1, 2017 1724
Observing: September 2017. Aug 17, 2017 368
Morning marvels: look to the pre-dawn sky for a series of close planetary pairings this month. Schaaf, Fred Aug 17, 2017 985
August 2017 observing. Aug 1, 2017 1165
Eclipse, at last: the "Great American" total solar eclipse is this month's star attraction. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2017 1057
Planetary almanac. Jul 1, 2017 724
Four out of five: whether you're a night owl or an early riser, you can observe a bright planet this month. Schaaf, Fred Jul 1, 2017 941
Pluto in 2017: don't look now, but a proposed sizing scheme would make it a planet again. MacRobert, Alan Jul 1, 2017 2835
Curious tilt of the sun traced to planet nine. Jun 1, 2017 516
Observing June 2017. Calendar Jun 1, 2017 1274
May 2017. Calendar May 1, 2017 279
Planetary almanac. May 1, 2017 588
Observing: April 2017. Brief article Apr 1, 2017 236
Mercury maxes out: the tiny planet climbs to its highest altitude of the year in April, while Jupiter reaches opposition. Schaaf, Fred Apr 1, 2017 972
An evening-morning star: vivid Venus shines in evening twilight--and then again at dawn. Schaaf, Fred Mar 1, 2017 1071
Brilliant Venus owns the evening sky: Mars accompanies the bright planet early; Jupiter shows up a bit later. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 2017 925
Observing: January 2017. Gendler, Robert Calendar Jan 1, 2017 306
The evening star reigns supreme: Venus lights the southwest in twilight, while Mars and Neptune rendezvous nearby. Schaaf, Fred Jan 1, 2017 892
Year-end extravaganza: the final month of 2016 offers views of all five bright planets. Dec 1, 2016 886
Possibly cloudy forecast for Pluto. Brief article Nov 12, 2016 208
"Last contact": Percival Lowell made his final observation 100 years ago this month. Sheehan, William Nov 1, 2016 1134
Parting ways: Mercury & Jupiter exit, but Venus, Mars, and Saturn still grace the nightfall. Sep 1, 2016 951
August's double convergences: observe a series of planetary get-togethers this month. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2016 893
Filters for enhancing the planets: these affordable observing accessories can bring out details when you observe bright planets. Dobbins, Thomas Jul 1, 2016 2053
Full house: every planet in the solar system makes an appearance this month. Schaaf, Fred Jul 1, 2016 793
Dancing with planets: millions of Trojan asteroids exist in gravitational "sweet spots" that hold important keys to our solar system's history. Sheppard, Scott S. Jun 1, 2016 2731
Sky at a glance. Calendar Jun 1, 2016 215
Planetary almanac. Jun 1, 2016 594
Four fine planets: April spreads a variety of sights along the ecliptic. Schaaf, Fred Apr 1, 2016 876
Planets hiding around HL Tauri? Young, Monica Brief article Feb 1, 2016 160
Planetary almanac. Feb 1, 2016 497
Jupiter blazes in the night: look to the morning for the other bright planets. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 2016 851
Planetary almanac. Jan 1, 2016 619
Mighty winds fuel megastorms on Titan. Crockett, Christopher Brief article Dec 12, 2015 238
Planetary Almanac. Calendar Dec 1, 2015 662
The before breakfast club: you'll need to be up and out early to catch December's planetary happenings. Schaaf, Fred Dec 1, 2015 948
Planetary Almanac. Oct 1, 2015 590
A climax of conjunctions: three bright planets converge in grand groupings at dawn. Schaaf, Fred Oct 1, 2015 887
Flames at dawn: look to the early morning for the best showing of bright planets. Sep 1, 2015 897
Flowing ice, haze spotted on Pluto: latest New Horizons data explain dwarf planet's red hue. Yeager, Ashley Aug 22, 2015 583
Saturn flies solo: evening belongs to the ringed planet, early morning to Mars. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2015 956
Summer sensations: Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn grace the evening, Mars and Mercury the dawn. Jul 1, 2015 965
A polar expedition to Saturn: why is the ringed planet crowned by a distinct hexagonal cloud pattern? Dobbins, Thomas Jul 1, 2015 1055
Sky at a glance. Calendar May 1, 2015 329
Planetary Almanac. Calendar May 1, 2015 589
Encounter at Aldebaran: Venus takes us on a grand tour of Taurus. Schaaf, Fred Apr 1, 2015 937
Crowded systems not safe for planets: many worlds discovered by Kepler telescope survived culling. Crockett, Christopher Mar 21, 2015 407
New discoveries in space and astronomy 2014. Wilkinson, John Mar 1, 2015 1475
Bright spot on Uranus ... Carlisle, Camille M. Brief article Mar 1, 2015 206
Planetary almanac. Table Mar 1, 2015 493
Sky at a glance. Calendar Feb 1, 2015 209
Planetary Almanac. Calendar Feb 1, 2015 497
Another close one: Venus and Mars come together for a study in contrasts. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 2015 910
Venus and Mercury draw close: nightfall reveals a planetary pairing. Jan 1, 2015 942
Skygazers Almanac: what's in the sky tonight? Jan 1, 2015 2404
January 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1372
February 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1407
March 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1347
April 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1385
May 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1349
June 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1285
July 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1316
August 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1218
September 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1385
October 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1301
November 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1259
The planets. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 4596
Jupiter comes into its own: the king of planets rises high before midnight in late December. Schaaf, Fred Dec 1, 2014 866
Smallest water-bearing world. Crockett, Christopher Brief article Nov 15, 2014 202
Planetary Almanac. Statistical table Nov 1, 2014 486
Stars & planets in broad daylight: you don't need to stop observing just because the Sun is above the horizon. Piazza, Chris Dalla Oct 1, 2014 2500
Planetary almanac. Oct 1, 2014 703
Study conclusively connects extreme weather to curvy planetary waves. Report Oct 1, 2014 361
Planetary almanac. Table Sep 1, 2014 623
Cubesats to the planets: miniaturized spacecraft might soon he exploring the solar system. Contursi, Paul Sep 1, 2014 539
Planetary almanac. Table Aug 1, 2014 598
Planetary almanac. Seronik, Gary Table Jul 1, 2014 594
Illuminating earthshine: the pale glow on the Moon can teach us about Earth's changing climate. Beatty, J. Kelly Jul 1, 2014 951
Probing the planets: explore hidden details in the solar system with specialized filters. Pellier, Christophe Jul 1, 2014 1756
Some recent studies of Mars: the North Polar Cap, Cecropia and Hellas. Schmude, Richard W., Jr. Report Jun 22, 2014 4109
Planetary almanac. Table Jun 1, 2014 591
Earth-sized planet may host water: alien world is smallest yet found in a star's habitable zone. Crockett, Christopher May 17, 2014 704
Bite-size System. Poore, Emily Brief article Feb 1, 2014 107
Saturn's hexagon. Yeager, Ashley Brief article Jan 11, 2014 107
Kepler-47 circumbinary planets obey quantization of angular momentum per unit mass predicted by Quantum Celestial Mechanics (QCM). Potter, Franklin Report Jan 1, 2014 1042
The Planets. Jan 1, 2014 4574
Tiny Diamonds Pepper Jupiter & Saturn. Carlisle, Camille M. Brief article Jan 1, 2014 130
Sky at a glance. Statistical table Jan 1, 2014 383
Planetary almanac. Statistical table Jan 1, 2014 505
The grand conclave: one of the greatest celestial events was seen by only a few. Fischer, Eric M. Jan 1, 2014 517
13 Death of a planet hunter: Kepler ends successful mission. Grant, Andrew Brief article Dec 28, 2013 301
17 Methane shortage on Mars: trace of gas not enough to be sign of life. Wayman, Erin Dec 28, 2013 361
Sky at a glance. Dec 1, 2013 366
Planetary Almanac. Table Dec 1, 2013 486
Sky at a glance. Nov 1, 2013 364
Planetary almanac. Table Nov 1, 2013 484
Five bright planets & one comet: all the classical planets and a promising comet should be visible this month. Schaaf, Fred Nov 1, 2013 923
Back to the Big Bang: a faint signal hidden in the universe's earliest light might reveal what happened in the first moment after cosmic birth. Lieberman, Bruce Oct 1, 2013 2859
Sky at a glance. Calendar Oct 1, 2013 234
Planetary Almanac. Table Oct 1, 2013 505
More meetings at dusk & dawn: Venus and Mars experience close encounters with bright stars this month. Oct 1, 2013 947
Uranus & Neptune have thin weather layers. Beatty, J. Kelly Sep 1, 2013 401
Hot Jupiters act like toasters. Zastrow, Mark Brief article Sep 1, 2013 147
Sky at a glance. Brief article Sep 1, 2013 318
Planetary almanac. Table Sep 1, 2013 572
Close encounters: several celestial objects pass near to one another on the sky and in space. Schaaf, Fred Sep 1, 2013 922
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Aug 1, 2013 402
Sky at a glance. Brief article Jun 1, 2013 273
Planetary almanac. Table Jun 1, 2013 526
Amateurs help detect distant multi-planet system. Young, Monica Brief article May 1, 2013 304
Sky at a glance. Brief article May 1, 2013 257
Planetary Almanac. Table May 1, 2013 566
Discovery at Titan: was Titan's atmosphere first detected visually? May 1, 2013 1360
Kepler closes in on alien earths. Young, Monica Apr 1, 2013 518
Planetary almanac. Table Feb 1, 2013 593
Mercury meets Mars: the two smallest planets have a close encounter in the February twilight. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 2013 801
September: sky sights at summer's end: when Vega shines highest overhead, the riches of Sagittarius are highest in the south. Jan 1, 2013 526
Dynamics of space particles and spacecrafts passing by the atmosphere of the Earth. Gomes, Vivian Martins; de Almeida Prado, Antonio Fernando Bertachini; Golebiewska, Justyna Report Jan 1, 2013 4231
Venus sails across sun in rare display: transit events happen in pairs separated by more than a century. Rosen, Meghan Brief article Dec 29, 2012 301
Planetary almanac. Table Dec 1, 2012 583
Jupiter rules the night: this is the peak month to view the king of planets. Dec 1, 2012 893
Tacking alien atmospheres. Craft, Stephen P. Nov 1, 2012 510
The planets of love and time: Venus pairs spectacularly with Saturn in the morning sky. Schaaf, Fred Nov 1, 2012 774
Planetary Almanac. Statistical table Sep 1, 2012 593
Planets fly low at dusk and high at dawn: Venus and Jupiter dominate the predawn sky. Schaaf, Fred Sep 1, 2012 886
Sky at a glance. Brief article Aug 1, 2012 192
Planetary almanac. Aug 1, 2012 545
Planetary almanac. Calendar Jul 1, 2012 544
Sun and Planets, June 2012. Table Jun 1, 2012 563
Sky at a Glance. Seronik, Gary Calendar Apr 1, 2012 638
A great month for planets: all five classical planets are prominent on March evenings. Schaaf, Fred Mar 1, 2012 808
Planets common as stars in galaxy: analysis suggests milky way contains 100 billion planets. Drake, Nadia Feb 25, 2012 398
Sun and planets, February 2012. Feb 1, 2012 651
Extreme eye on distant planets. Thilmany, Jean Jan 1, 2012 361
January: Orion enters the prime-time sky: the start of the year brings the brightest constellation into grand early-evening view. Jan 1, 2012 641
February: sparkles below, sparkles above: the Orion family of constellations is now at its highest in the south. Jan 1, 2012 610
September: stars of the summer triangle the end of summer finds Vega, Deneb, and Altair high overhead after dark. Jan 1, 2012 545
October: small secrets overhead: three little constellations hide special treasures near the summer triangle. Jan 1, 2012 554
December 2011. Calendar Dec 1, 2011 370
Sun and planets, December 2011. Table Dec 1, 2011 513
A great month for planets: all of the bright planets are on good display in December. Shcaaf, Fred Dec 1, 2011 892
Miniplanet sports a megapeak: one of solar system's tallest mountains hides out on Vesta. Drake, Nadia Nov 5, 2011 328
November 2011. Calendar Nov 1, 2011 356
Sun and planets, November 2010. Table Nov 1, 2011 505
Jupiter reaches opposition: the king of planets shines at its brightest and biggest. Schaaf, Fred Oct 1, 2011 871
Lunar dominance: no other object in the night sky offers so much to observe. Wood, Charles A. Oct 1, 2011 676
Science from on high: Google Earth gives researchers new access. Ehrenberg, Rachel Sep 24, 2011 1359
In praise of the great dark North: if you dismiss your northward view as the sky's dullest quarter, your're missing out. Rodger, David A. Essay Sep 1, 2011 1837
Farewell to the ringed planet: August is the last month this year for good evening views of Saturn. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2011 921
Where the hot stuff is: volcanism takes a variety of forms on other worlds. Lopes, Rosaly Jul 1, 2011 2718
Sun and planets, July 2011. Jul 1, 2011 604
Sun and planets, June 2011. Statistical table Jun 1, 2011 621
A 12-inch Planet Catcher: a long-focus Newtonian offers superb high-power viewing. Seronik, Gary Column Jun 1, 2011 769
Former planet may have a tail: Pluto appears to trail a wispy cloud of carbon monoxide. Cowen, Ron Brief article May 21, 2011 246
Dry ice suggests recently wet Mars: frozen carbon dioxide could thicken Red Planet's atmosphere. Cowen, Ron May 21, 2011 420
Drama at Dawn: four planets dance in bright morning twilight. May 1, 2011 903
A three-planet month: Jupiter, Saturn, and Venus are the only planets visible to the unaided eye in February. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 2011 800
Planetary magnitudes: a planet's light curve gives important clues to its composition. Mallama, Anthony Jan 1, 2011 1621
January: Orion's wide domain: the king of the winter constellations is ascending the southeast, with his retinue around him. Jan 1, 2011 521
February: dark and sparkling nights: the winter Milky Way, rich with star clusters, arches straight overhead. Jan 1, 2011 510
March: across the winter--spring divide: Orion and his winter crew now decline in the west, as Leo leads the spring parade up in the east. Jan 1, 2011 652
April: big dipper season: high in the northeast, the Dipper points the way to other celestial landmarks. Jan 1, 2011 549
Jupiter rides high: the great gas giant is ideally placed for telescopes in October. Schaaf, Fred Oct 1, 2010 873
Jupiter and Uranus go together: these planets reach opposition within 5 hours of each other. Schaaf, Fred Sep 1, 2010 873
Celestial soiree: four of the five bright planets gather at dusk in the second half of July. Schaaf, Fred Jul 1, 2010 821
Sun and planets, June 2010. Calendar Jun 1, 2010 468
A seven-planet month: all the major planets are reasonably easy to observe in early June. Schaaf, Fred Jun 1, 2010 953
Sun and planets, May 2010. Statistical table May 1, 2010 496
What else is out there? Planets and other large objects could be lurking far beyond Neptune, but they'll be very difficult to find. Jewitt, David Cover story Mar 1, 2010 2165
Saturn parades, Mars fades: four bright planets are visible at nightfall by the end of March. Schaaf, Fred Mar 1, 2010 837
Welcome in the evening star: Venus begins its evening apparition very low, while Mars soars high in February. Schaaf, Fred Calendar Feb 1, 2010 654
Super-Earth may host water, but probably not life: further studies could reveal close-by planet's composition. Grossman, Lisa Jan 16, 2010 827
Back story: alternative visions of super-earth GJ 1214B. Cowen, Ron Brief article Jan 16, 2010 101
The planets. Jan 1, 2010 5511
March: spring stars push winter to the west: of all the signs of the changing seasons, the most reliable are those in the sky. Jan 1, 2010 585
June: navigating the June deeps: Vega pins the top of the Summer Triangle to the high eastern sky. Jan 1, 2010 632
July: Scorpius Haunts the south: catch summer's brightest constellation before it's too late. Jan 1, 2010 511
Mission to planet earth. Falcioni, John G. Editorial Nov 1, 2009 507
Planetary Almanac. Calendar Sep 1, 2009 580
Conspicuous absence; Jupiter without moons and Saturn without rings are rare and remarkable events. Schaaf, Fred Calendar Sep 1, 2009 937
Uranus, Neptune ... and Juno? Two outer planets and an unusually close asteroid await your view this season. MacRobert, Alan Sep 1, 2009 1677
Very fresh Martian ice craters. Brief article Jul 1, 2009 216
1 Amateur contributions to the study of the atmospheric dynamics of Jupiter and Saturn. Arditti, David Jun 1, 2009 885
Studying Pluto's atmosphere using stellar occultations. Report Jun 1, 2009 1426
Five planets grace the sky: for the first time in many months, all the bright planets become easy to see in late April. Schaaf, Fred Apr 1, 2009 937
Poor Will's Countryside Almanack for early spring & middle spring 2009. Felker, W.L. Chronology Mar 1, 2009 4652
How brightly shines the evenstar: dazzling Venus dominates the evening sky for the first two months of the new year. Schaaf, Fred Jan 1, 2009 1710
The segment of Perseus: the Perseus Milky Way contains an abundance of fascinating star clusters and nebulae. French, Sue Jan 1, 2009 1676
The planets. Jan 1, 2009 5462
Coy cluster in Capricornus: oddball globular M30 will reward your careful scrutiny. Hewitt-White, Ken Oct 1, 2008 976
Planets dance low in twilight: all the bright planets are visible shortly after sunset in August, and four of them pass very close to each other. Schaaf, Fred Calendar Aug 1, 2008 1409
Twilight spectacle: May's best planetary action is conveniently visible in the evening sky. Schaaf, Fred Table May 1, 2008 1577
Planet bunchings. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article May 1, 2008 271
The ringed planet rules: in April, Saturn shines brighter than any other planet for most of the night. Schaaf, Fred Calendar Apr 1, 2008 1509
Eclipses and close encounters: remarkably close pairings of bright planets occur at the beginning and end of February. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 2008 1561
Similar, but different. Brief article Jan 1, 2008 112
Jupiter and Venus dance at dawn: the planet show goes on all night in January. Schaaf, Fred Jan 1, 2008 1568
The moons of Mars and Saturn. MacRobert, Alan Table Dec 1, 2007 979
A month for planets: from Mercury to Neptune, all the planets are on display. Schaaf, Fred Nov 1, 2007 1014
Evening star, morning star: Jupiter dominates the west at dusk, Venus the east at dawn. Schaaf, Fred Sep 1, 2007 1116
Jupiter at dusk, Mars at dawn: big Jupiter shows more area in a telescope than all the rest of the planets combined. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2007 1104
Sun and planets, August 2007. Table Aug 1, 2007 907
Planet pair widens in twilight: watch Venus and its fainter partner Saturn as they exit the twilight stage in July. Schaaf, Fred Jul 1, 2007 1102
Sun and planets, June 2007. Table Jun 1, 2007 916
If the ancients had known ... MacRobert, Alan Brief article Jun 1, 2007 317
Tracking spots on Saturn: today's high-tech imaging methods open new opportunities for planet watchers. Vandebergh, Ralf May 1, 2007 1383
Our memorable Mercury transit: friends were the key to our very successful Mercury transit. Levy, David H. May 1, 2007 826
Plethora of puffy planets: astronomers are finding too many inflated hot Jupiters. Feb 1, 2007 382
Saturn rules the evening sky: get ready to watch the ringed planet at its best and brightest. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 2007 1155
Mr. planet's neighborhood. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Jan 1, 2007 223
May: on clear may evenings the Milky Way does us a favor: it rests at our feet, allowing us to gaze upward into the great cosmic abyss beyond. Hewitt-White, Ken Jan 1, 2007 1743
Observing the planets in 2007: each planet is unique, displaying a very different personality to the telescopic observer. MacRobert, Alan M. Jan 1, 2007 2892
A planet that runs hot and cold. Naeye, Robert Brief article Jan 1, 2007 266
Sun and planets, December 2006. Dec 1, 2006 582
Planetary occultations. Aguirre, Edwin L. Brief article Dec 1, 2006 244
Orion, the wimp. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article Nov 1, 2006 151
October sights bright and dim: much of this month's planetary action takes place low at dusk and at dawn. Schaaf, Fred Oct 1, 2006 924
Changing of the seasons: this month marks the end of summer for the Northern Hemisphere. Schaaf, Fred Sep 1, 2006 1213
Sun and planets, September 2006. Table Sep 1, 2006 609
Pluto and the plutons. Sohn, Emily Aug 23, 2006 494
New solar system? Twelve planets and counting. Cowen, R. Aug 19, 2006 536
Three night crawlers: two big asteroids and the farthest big planet all glow at 8th magnitude as they creep across the Capricornus region. MacRobert, Alan Aug 1, 2006 507
Weird disks: planets might be forming in more places than astronomers have thought. Shiga, David; Naeye, Robert Jul 1, 2006 848
Dancing with the stars: keep an eye on this month's pairings of the Moon, planets, and stars. Schaaf, Fred Calendar Jul 1, 2006 1673
Planetary alignment. Flanders, Tony Brief article Jul 1, 2006 279
Peering into a planetary graveyard. Tytell, David May 1, 2006 368
Beacons of the night: dazzling stars adorn May's evening skies. Bryant, Greg May 1, 2006 692
Nights of the giant planets: Saturn shines in the west as Jupiter climbs up in the southeast. Shaaf, Fred May 1, 2006 1822
Saturn's rings created by collision. Sohn, Emily Apr 5, 2006 375
Binary-star planets common. Naeye, Robert Apr 1, 2006 441
Planets flirt with star clusters: after viewing Saturn near the Beehive, check out Mars near the famous cluster M35. Schaaf, Fred Apr 1, 2006 1937
Storm on Saturn. Sohn, Emily Brief article Mar 1, 2006 185
Evidence mounts for brown-dwarf planets. Naeye, Robert Mar 1, 2006 443
Sunny delight. Brief article Jan 1, 2006 119
A Sirius matter: there's plenty to see when the Dog Star lights the sky. Schaaf, Fred Jan 1, 2006 724
Mars makes way for Saturn: Venus once again shows off her large, thin, and alluring crescent phase. Schaaf, Fred Jan 1, 2006 1128
Sun and planets, January 2006. Statistical table Jan 1, 2006 525
Venus blooms as Mars's fire fades: two planets dominate the early evening. Schaaf, Fred Dec 1, 2005 1167
Mercury by day: the fastest planet gets nabbed by the naked eye during dayligh. O'Meara, Stephen James Dec 1, 2005 835
Hands-on science (no lab required). Nov 28, 2005 549
Migrating South: winged constellations take flight on November nights. Bryant, Greg Nov 1, 2005 727
The planet-disk connection. Naeye, Robert Oct 1, 2005 573
Mars at its biggest and best: the red planet has an excellent showing in October and November. Schaaf, Fred Oct 1, 2005 1060
Sun and planets, October 2005. Schaaf, Fred Illustration Oct 1, 2005 604
Solar system travel guide. Tindle, Sharon Sep 1, 2005 656
Pairings at dusk and dawn: bright planets flirt with each other and with two star clusters. Schaaf, Fred Sep 1, 2005 856
Sun and planets, September 2005. Schaaf, Fred Illustration Sep 1, 2005 737
Jupiter's Red Spot. Sinnott, Roger W. Sep 1, 2005 694
Sun and planets, August 2005. Schaaf, Fred Illustration Aug 1, 2005 600
A new exoplanet imaged? Jul 1, 2005 382
Hidden in plain sight: finding Martian landers: using a special technique to boost image resolution, Mars Global Surveyor is on the lookout for long-lost Martian spacecraft. Malin, Michael C. Jul 1, 2005 1611
Mars returns to the stage: after an 18-month hiatus, the red planet is again becoming a fine telescopic sight. Schaaf, Fred Jul 1, 2005 1099
Sun and planets, July 2005. Schaaf, Fred Illustration Jul 1, 2005 728
Jupiter's red spot. Sinnott, Roger W. Jul 1, 2005 442
Jupiter & Saturn: after-dinner treats: two giant planets are riding high at nightfall. Schaaf, Fred May 1, 2005 1818
A dwarf with a disk. Cowen. Ron Jan 8, 2005 271
Sky shots: using everything from a film or digital camera mounted on a tripod, to a sophisticated electronic (CCD) camera attached to a large telescope, to webcams that replace a telescope's eyepiece and capture multiple images of the sky every second, astrophotographers are acquiring outstanding views of the cosmos. Illustration Jan 1, 2005 485
Nice pairings at dawn and dusk. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2004 1928
Lunar occultation highlights for 2004. Dunham, David W. Jan 1, 2004 3608
Spying a planet in star's dusty veil. Brief Article Dec 13, 2003 214
Fast-track planet. (Astronomy). Cowen, R. Brief Article May 10, 2003 256
Making new worlds. Jayawardhana, Ray Apr 1, 2003 2989

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