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Title Author Type Date Words
A Peek Behind the Curtain. Wedel, Mathew Sep 1, 2018 400
In the Path of the Closest Comet: From Draco to Cancer a comet hurtled. Schaat, Fred Column May 1, 2018 676
Small But Fierce. Wedel, Mathew Brief article May 1, 2018 332
Dark Clouds in Taurus: Set yourself a challenge and spend a night or more navigating through nebulae in an under-observed part of the sky. Whitman, Alan Dec 29, 2017 1331
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Oct 1, 2017 455
M17: the Nebula With too many names: follow this observers guide to find one of the best H II regions in the night sky. Banich, Howard Aug 24, 2017 1543
September 1992. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article Aug 17, 2017 183
Overlooked wonders of summer: take some time to explore these lesser-known deep-sky sights. French, Sue Aug 1, 2017 1588
The dark wolf of summer: stay up late to track down these absorption nebulae in lupus. Wilds, Richard P. Jun 1, 2017 1998
Phantoms of the deep sky: hunt down molecular clouds and other elusive targets. Jakiel, Richard Jun 1, 2017 2027
Circling Northern Lacerta: an abundance of deep-sky sights reside in this tiny constellation. Nov 1, 2016 1532
The dark creatures of Cepheus: up the aperture to track down the Seahorse and Elephant Trunk Nebulae. Whitman, Alan Nov 1, 2016 1105
Meet the Minkowskis: the Minkowski catalog of planetary nebulae will keep you at the eyepiece for years to come. Forte, Ted Aug 1, 2016 2029
Cold, dark, deep: spend the summer with the absorption nebulae of Aquila. Wilds, Richard P. Jul 1, 2016 2021
An unexpected bloom: take a fresh look at M20, the Trifid Nebula. Banich, Howard Jun 1, 2016 1255
Good things, small package: the shield of Scutum shelters a diverse collection of treasure. Aug 1, 2015 1484
The backyard sky: summer: stretch your observing skills to spot these seasonal sensations. Mollise, Rod Jul 1, 2015 1716
Spring's hit parade: a blood-red gem and a misty bird of prey top the charts. French, Sue Apr 1, 2015 1503
January 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1372
February 2015. Calendar Jan 1, 2015 1407
Deep-sky. Jan 1, 2015 1421
The backyard sky winter: embrace the cold nights of winter to observe these seasonal delights. Mollise, Rod Jan 1, 2015 2052
The starry heavens: clusters and nebulae abound in compact Cassiopeia. French, Sue Dec 1, 2014 1550
The North America Nebula. Seronik, Gary Brief article Oct 1, 2014 297
Aquila's dark secret. Seronik, Gary Brief article Sep 1, 2014 282
The Theban swan: Cygnus is alive with celestial treasures. French, Sue Sep 1, 2014 1558
Helium-shell flash in action and ... Hall, Shannon Aug 1, 2014 353
Where glows the Milky Way: Sagittarius is the mother lode of star clusters and nebulae. French, Sue Aug 1, 2014 1533
Dots and donuts in Aquila: these nine planetary nebulae range from easy to ... not so easy. Hewitt-White, Ken Aug 1, 2014 1317
The snake and its eggs: southernmost Ophiuchus contains some of the sky's best dark nebulae. Whitman, Alan Jul 1, 2014 917
Red luminance layering: boost the nebulosity in your astrophotos with this novel technique. Henry, Edward Apr 1, 2014 1602
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Mar 1, 2014 431
The twins of jove: westernmost gemini harbors a great variety of nebulae and clusters. Mar 1, 2014 1466
Observing the Milky Way, Part III Perseus to Puppis & Beyond: the winter Milky Way is faint and vague, but it's adorned with some of the finest clusters and nebulae in the sky. Crossen, Craig Feb 1, 2014 3383
Winter: bright star clusters and eerie nebulae abound on icy nights. French, Sue Jan 1, 2014 928
Observing the Horsehead Nebula. Potter, Callum Dec 1, 2013 567
A ghost in Aquarius. Seronik, Gary Brief article Nov 1, 2013 283
M76--the Dumbbell Nebula's neglected little brother. Potter, Callum Oct 1, 2013 482
Bird of the mighty wing: the celestial eagle harbors a wide variety of deep-sky objects. French, Sue Aug 1, 2013 1565
Synchronizing high-speed optical measurements with amateur equipment. van Staden, Andre Report Jun 1, 2013 3467
Very large array observations of Infrared Dark Cloud G22.56-0.02. Rodes, Jose; Pickett, Joe; Lindberg-Connor, Kitt; Devine, Kathryn Report Jun 1, 2013 217
The realm of the nebulae: some unusual galaxies lie near the Virgo Cluster's eastern edge. French, Sue May 1, 2013 1625
Sailing south: Puppis and Pyxis host some amazing clusters and nebulae. French, Sue Mar 1, 2013 1646
Odd couples: the late winter sky is full of strange pairings. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 2013 631
Puppis, the stern: northernmost Puppis is rife with star clusters and planetary nebulae. French, Sue Feb 1, 2013 1560
Summer: star clusters and nebulae are most abundant at this time of year. Flanders, Tony Jan 1, 2013 895
Hot gas in cass: two intriguing nebulae--the Bubble and the Pac-Man--shine overhead this month. Hewitt-White, Ken Jan 1, 2013 751
Targeting hidden gems: planetary nebulae are stunning objects for astrophotographers working from almost any location. Kier, Ruben Oct 1, 2012 1566
The Gamma Cygni Nebula: this huge complex is both challenging and rewarding. Gottlieb, Steve Sep 1, 2012 870
The big, the bright, and the easy: summer has it all, from superwide doubles to the greatest galaxy. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2012 597
Aquila's high heaven: a tiny region in the Eagle contains many diverse nebulae. French, Sue Aug 1, 2012 1479
By Draco's scaly folds: some remarkable objects lie near the north ecliptic pole. French, Sue Jul 1, 2012 1424
Diving into the Lagoon: this famous nebula deserves many hours of study. Whitman, Alan Jul 1, 2012 866
Hydra's Coils: Western Hydra hosts some remarkable galaxies and nebulae. French, Sue Apr 1, 2012 1520
The southern main: a small area in Puppis teems with clusters and nebulae. French, Sue Mar 1, 2012 1525
Binocular highlight: Messier's best. Seronik, Gary Feb 1, 2012 526
Orion's golden Shield: Remarkable clusters and nebulae encircle the giant's torso. French, Sue Feb 1, 2012 1536
Winter: this season boasts the sky's brightest stars, clusters, and nebulae. Jan 1, 2012 804
Orion beams! Orion hosts many well-known and lesser-known showpieces. French, Sue Jan 1, 2012 1542
Nebulae with heart & soul: these northern nebulae are a treat for the patient observer. Gottlieb, Steve Jan 1, 2012 860
The biggest early nebula. Brief article Nov 1, 2011 172
Come night: explore the sky northeast of the Veil nebula. French, Sue Nov 1, 2011 1524
Beyond the familiar veil: there's more to this nebula than the bright arcs and Pickering's Wisp. Whitman, Alan Sep 1, 2011 962
The owl nebula--M97. Moore, Stewart L. Apr 1, 2011 960
Winter: bright star clusters and nebulae abound in this season. Jan 1, 2011 835
Summer: the Milky Way arches high in the summer sky. Jan 1, 2011 832
Deep-sky dicovery: "have you found anything new up there?" An amateur astronomer unearths a new planetary nebula, hinting that more hidden jewels are lurking out there. Simmons, Mike; Jurasevich, Dave Jul 1, 2010 2524
WISE craft probes Heart and Soul. Cowen, Ron Brief article Jun 19, 2010 224
Amateurs search for planetary nebulae. Brazell, Owen Feb 1, 2010 521
M42--the great nebula in Orion. Moore, Stewart L. Feb 1, 2010 1417
Auriga, the charioteer: some of the sky's finest nebulae and star clusters adorn this constellation. French, Sue Jan 1, 2010 1480
Mini updates. McDowell, Jonathan Brief article Oct 1, 2009 186
Hubble telescope captures universe photos as never before (PHOTOS). Sep 9, 2009 1338
Inside the cat's eye; there's more to this planetary nebula than first meets the eye. Hewitt-White, Ken Sep 1, 2009 761
Binocular highlight: a gorgeous duo. Seronik, Gary Aug 1, 2009 494
Gyulbudaghian's Nebula fading. Moore, Stewart L. Brief article Aug 1, 2009 303
NGC 7000--the North America nebula. Moore, Stewart L. Aug 1, 2009 763
Magical things: planetary nebulae sprinkled along the Milky Way beckon observers outside on warm summer evenings. French, Sue Jul 1, 2009 1493
Whorls of stars: Canes Venatici is home to some of the northern sky's finest galaxies. French, Sue Jun 1, 2009 1548
The other 'Dumbbell Nebula'. Moore, Stewart L. Feb 1, 2009 838
July: summer has arrived at last and now is the time to dust off your telescope and venture outside. The nights may be short, but they're also warm and often clear. Jan 1, 2009 2057
North America and beyond. Seronik, Gary Brief article Jan 1, 2009 170
Binocular highlight: planetary nebula M27. Seronik, Gary Oct 1, 2008 499
Hubble lifts the Veil. Brief article Jan 1, 2008 172
Hubble lifts the Veil. Brief article Dec 1, 2007 170
Square dancing: high overhead on December evenings, the Great Square of Pegasus is edged with observing delights. French, Sue Table Dec 1, 2007 1684
Hubble penetrates the Veil. Brief article Nov 1, 2007 102
The graceful swan: Cygnus is a wonderland for deep-sky observers. French, Sue Table Sep 1, 2007 1567
Carina's stellar cauldron: the Hubble Space Telescope's newest panorama highlights stages of starbirth in the Carina Nebula. Villard, Ray Aug 1, 2007 1218
The Coalsack nebula. Dalrymple, Les Jun 1, 2007 489
The blue witch. Croswell, Ken Feb 1, 2007 441
The North America and Pelican Nebulae. Walker, Sean Oct 1, 2006 432
I see nothing! Observing dark nebulae requires a little light. O'Meara, Stephen James Oct 1, 2006 804
Return of the Little Fox: the famous Dumbbell Nebula is only one of Vulpecula's deep-sky treasures. French, Sue Column Oct 1, 2006 1636
The Gum Nebula. Mellinger, Axel Brief article Sep 1, 2006 123
Shape shifters. Fienberg, Richard Tresch Brief article Aug 1, 2006 212
The Galactic Dark Horse: during July, southern Ophiuchus is a fertile pasture for deep-sky observers. French, Sue Jul 1, 2006 1653
M44: what's the buzz? Part I: intentional or not, turning the Praesepe into the Beehive Cluster is beefitting. O'Meara, Stephen James Jun 1, 2006 719
Astrophotos from our readers. May 1, 2006 635
The truth about "true color". MacRobert, Alan M. Brief article Mar 1, 2006 201
The magnificent tarantula. Dalrymple, Les Feb 1, 2006 503
A swan song in Aquarius. Kwitter, Karen B. Nov 1, 2005 478
M27 in Vulpecula. Seronik, Gary Brief Article Sep 1, 2005 247
Sagittarius's stellar playgrounds. Bryant, Greg Jul 1, 2005 409
Scoping out a stellar nursery. Cowen, R. Brief Article Jan 31, 2004 170
Gorgeous gas: new observations of space clouds reveal stellar histories. . Cowen, Ron Cover Story May 24, 2003 1394
A shadowy hamburger. MacRobert, Alan Nov 1, 2002 171
Hunting down the helix. French, Sue Nov 1, 2002 1125
Rethinking an astronomical icon: the Eagle's EGGs: not so fertile. Cowen, Ron Mar 16, 2002 1756
A work of art. Hester, J. Jeff Mar 1, 2002 475
A collection of bipolar planetary nebulae. Jakiel, Richard Mar 1, 2002 1418
Hubble peers into the Merope Nebula. MacRobert, Alan M. Mar 1, 2001 257
The little rose of winter. Kuchar, Thomas; Rector, Travis A.; Wolpa, Brenda; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo Mar 1, 2001 454
Observing emission nebulae in the filter age. Whitman, Alan Feb 1, 2001 1420
The deep sky: far beyond our solar system can be found some of the most intriguing and mysterious objects in our universe. This gallery of deep-sky images, many of which were taken with amateur telescopes, highlights some of the splendor of the evening sky. Illustration Jan 1, 2001 375
A hot Californian furnace. Schilling, Govert Nov 1, 2000 509
Spirograph in the sky. R.C. Brief Article Sep 23, 2000 158
An Enigmatic Nebula Solved. Brief Article Aug 1, 2000 271
What Is the Real Shape of the Ring Nebula? It may look like a celestial bagel, seemingly simple in design, but the structure of this planetary nebula is actually more complicated than once thought. Kwok, Sun Jul 1, 2000 2661
Free-Floating Planets in the Orion Nebula? Brief Article Jul 1, 2000 451
Clean Sweep: The galaxy is so untidy. There are gas, dust, and asteroids strewn everywhere. Krupp, E.C. May 1, 2000 1461
Eta Carinae Untangled. Brief Article Apr 1, 2000 575
Hubble Back in Action. Brief Article Apr 1, 2000 159
Orion's Flying Bullets. Brief Article Dec 1, 1999 278
Clocking the Cat's Eye. Brief Article Dec 1, 1999 288
Unwinding the Helix Nebula. Brief Article Sep 1, 1999 397
THE LIVES OF STARS : Cycles of starbirth and stardeath play themselves out before the Hubble Space Telescope's unblinking eye. Petersen, Carolyn Collins Sep 1, 1999 1125
An Astronomical Head Shot. Sharp, Nigel Brief Article Jun 1, 1999 506
Little-known planetaries. McNeil, Jay Jan 1, 1999 2051
A closer look at Hubble's Variable Nebula. Mar 1, 1998 400
Images of our universe. Illustration Jan 1, 1998 422
Beyond Orion's sword. Polakis, Tom Mar 1, 1997 1758
Hubble's picture-perfect planetaries. Roth, Joshua May 1, 1996 481
The eagle's nest. Parker, Samantha Feb 1, 1996 1300
Hubble telescope probes shocks in Cygnus. May 1, 1995 500
Anatomy of a crab. Parker, Wayne J. Jan 1, 1995 2094
Exploring the Orion Nebula. O'Dell, C. Robert Cover Story Dec 1, 1994 1998
Sailing through the deep sky of Corvus. Houston, Walter Scott Apr 1, 1994 977
Clusters and nebulas. Asimov, Isaac Reference Source Jan 1, 1994 149
Nebulas. Asimov, Isaac Reference Source Jan 1, 1994 173
Spiral nebulas. Asimov, Isaac Reference Source Jan 1, 1994 155
Wandering through Lacerta with a small telescope. Houston, Walter Scott Oct 1, 1993 1009
A visual tour of M27. Clark, Roger N. Sep 1, 1993 913
Hunting cosmic pearls in Aquila. Houston, Walter Scott Sep 1, 1993 1197
Kassandra at M17. May 1, 1993 302
A distorted view of the Southern Crab. Jan 13, 1990 541
Glimpses of alien comets and planets? Thomsen, Dietrick E. Jan 24, 1987 406
Object 50: a stellar quick-change artist. Thomsen, Dietrick E. Mar 29, 1986 620

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