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Chipping Away at Exoplanets: Human ingenuity is helping us unlock the secrets of unimaginably distant worlds. Grinspoon, David; Stern, Alan May 1, 2018 565
January 1993. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article Dec 29, 2017 171
Nobel In Physics: Messages From Space. Oct 11, 2017 550
The hunt for planet X. Sheppard, Scott S. Oct 1, 2017 3445
Global Scaling as Heuristic Model for Search of Additional Planets in the Solar System. Muller, Hartmut Oct 1, 2017 1724
The secrets of super-earth: the galaxy is teeming with planets that have no parallel in our solar system & were once thought impossible. Hall, Shannon Mar 1, 2017 3025
The hunt for Planet Nine: is there a massive ninth planet in our solar system? Hadhazy, Adam Oct 1, 2016 890
Impact on Jupiter? Beatty, J. Kelly Jul 1, 2016 459
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
Mission Kepler Bounces Back! Jan 17, 2016 529
The dawn of global planet watches: the International Planetary Patrol Program used a worldwide network of astronomers to keep vigil on the planets in the 1970s. Brasch, Klaus Jan 1, 2016 1618
The morning show: early risers will enjoy the best views of November's solar system happenings. Schaaf, Fred Nov 1, 2015 944
A glimpse into the past. Kasprak, Alex h. Sep 1, 2014 456
Sun, Moon & Planets: Saturn all night: the ringed planet is at opposition to the Sun this month. Schaaf, Fred May 1, 2014 895
Pluto and the Kuiper Belt: discoveries on this planetary frontier reveal many fantastical worlds, so why do we think the solar system has gotten smaller? Lakdawalla, Emily Feb 1, 2014 3437
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
Planetary almanac. Statistical table Feb 1, 2014 506
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Nov 1, 2013 417
Why are we in space? Ruzic, Neil P. Sep 1, 2013 5869
Farthest spacecraft communications. Shugart, Jessica Brief article Jul 27, 2013 137
Sky at a glance. Calendar Jul 1, 2013 331
July planet pairings: Venus passes regulus, and Jupiter pairs with Mars. Jul 1, 2013 880
Planetary almanac. Chart Jul 1, 2013 564
The nearest star for northerners: Barnard's star is the closest known thing to the solar system after Alpha Centauri. MacRobert, Alan Jul 1, 2013 634
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Jun 1, 2013 363
Giants in the dark: jupiter and saturn take turns shining high on march nights. Schaaf, Fred Mar 1, 2013 871
Sun and planets, January 2013. Jan 1, 2013 532
Venus and Mars edge sunward: the planets of love and war start to vanish into twilight. Schaaf, Fred Jan 1, 2013 841
Incorporation of [sup.36]Cl into calcium-aluminum-rich inclusions in the solar wind implantation model. Bricker, Glynn E.; Caffee, Marc W. Abstract Jan 1, 2013 2904
Planetary almanac. Table Nov 1, 2012 562
Planetary almanac. Table Oct 1, 2012 577
Pictures of a baby solar system: astronomers have found a young version of the Sun surrounded by a solar system analog in the making. Currie, Thayne M.; Grady, Carol A. Aug 1, 2012 2474
Sun's shock wave goes missing: observations redraw picture of the local stellar environment. Drake, Nadla Jun 16, 2012 368
March 2012. Calendar Mar 1, 2012 337
Sun and Planets, March 2012. Table Mar 1, 2012 660
Sun and planets, January 2012. Table Jan 1, 2012 537
Two brilliant planets at dusk: Venus and Jupiter shine high as night arrives. Schaaf, Fred Jan 1, 2012 846
Flying on sunshine: once futuristic visions, solar sails now take off. Witze, Alexandra Sep 10, 2011 2730
Planetary imaging primer: planetary observing today involves cameras as much as eyeballs. Walker, Sean May 1, 2011 840
August 2010. Calendar Aug 1, 2010 311
Sun and planets, August 2010. Calendar Aug 1, 2010 500
Hail and farewell: three planets gather and depart in the west during August, while a fourth comes onstage in the east. Schaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2010 769
Sun and planets, July 2010. Jul 1, 2010 477
The planets. Jan 1, 2010 5511
Another giant leap: thanks to amateur astronomers, humanity has crossed a threshold to the age of continuous monitoring of solar system events. Grinspoon, David Nov 1, 2009 545
Sun and planets, November 2009. Table Nov 1, 2009 1682
Uranus, Neptune ... and Juno? Two outer planets and an unusually close asteroid await your view this season. MacRobert, Alan Sep 1, 2009 1677
August 2009. Calendar Aug 1, 2009 377
Planetary Almanac. Table Aug 1, 2009 539
A month for giants: Jupiter takes center stage as Saturn disappears into the sunset. Scaaf, Fred Aug 1, 2009 918
Gravity's influences could mean bumpy ride for inner solar system: new simulations describe scenarios for smashing planets. Perkins, Sid Brief article Jul 4, 2009 320
July 2009. Brief article Jul 1, 2009 357
Sun and planets, July 2009. Table Jul 1, 2009 620
Mismatched planetary pairs: in July dazzling Venus teams up with modest Mars, and bright Jupiter partners with faint Neptune. Schaaf, Fred Jul 1, 2009 925
June 2009. Calendar Jun 1, 2009 363
A month for early risers: all but one of the planets is visible at dawn in the second half of June. Schaaf, Fred Jun 1, 2009 1100
The planets. Bone, Neil Apr 1, 2009 424
A very oddball comet. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 254
Sun and planets, March 2009. Calendar Mar 1, 2009 623
Sky notes: 2009 February & March. Bone, Neil Feb 1, 2009 1350
The planets. Jan 1, 2009 5462
Sun and planets, December 2008. Statistical data Dec 1, 2008 595
Our "Goldilocks" solar system. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 151
Sun and planets, November 2008. Chart Nov 1, 2008 610
Sun and planets, October 2008. Calendar Oct 1, 2008 609
Voyager 2 at the edge. McDowell, Jonathan May 1, 2008 376
January 1983. Robinson, Leif J. Brief article Jan 1, 2008 156
Stereo. McDowell, Jonathan Brief article Feb 1, 2007 179
Sun and planets, February 2007. Calendar Feb 1, 2007 607
Solar system shakeup! Discover why scientists say Pluto is no longer a planet. Bryner, Jeanna Nov 1, 2006 1329
Second place: Heinrich Olbers's runner-up asteroids shook up the solar system. Krupp, E.C. Jul 1, 2006 1112
Mini solar systems? Astronomers find disks around planet-size objects. Cowen, R. Jun 10, 2006 484
Saturn's strangely warm moon. Sohn, Emily Apr 19, 2006 828
Xena's mysterious sparkle. Sohn, Emily Brief article Apr 19, 2006 323
Upcoming asteroid occultations: the next few weeks offer many chances to see small solar-system bodies momentarily hide stars. Dunham, David W. Mar 1, 2006 504
Outer limits: solar system at the fringe. Cowen, Ron Cover Story Jan 14, 2006 2410
Resolution realities: what size telescope do you need to shoot astrophotos that resolve subarcsecond detail on solar-system bodies? Bruns, Donald Dec 1, 2005 1188
Voyager crosses boundary. Brief Article Sep 1, 2005 123
The human orrery: putting the solar system in perspective: an interactive outdoor exhibit in Northern Ireland explains the motions of the Sun's family members. Bailey, Mark E.; Asher, David J.; Christou, Apostolos A. May 1, 2005 1548
Solar spicule mystery solved. Nov 1, 2004 527
Next stop, interstellar space: Voyager journeys to the edge of the solar system. Cowen, Ron Jan 3, 2004 1746
Volcanic eruption on Io breaks the record. (Leapin' Lava!). Cowen, R. Nov 23, 2002 463
Cosmic rays from the solar system. (Astronomy). Brief Article Nov 9, 2002 271
Water for the rock; did Earth's oceans come from the heavens? Harder, Ben Mar 23, 2002 2280
Space rocks' demo job: asteroids, not comets, pummeled early Earth. Perkins, S. Brief Article Mar 9, 2002 560
Are pictures of extrasolar planets in the offing? (Astronomy). Brief Article Jan 26, 2002 451
Galileo catches Io in a slump. (Astronomy). Brief Article Dec 22, 2001 307
Extrasolar planets: more like home. (Astronomy). Brief Article Nov 10, 2001 473
Tracking the path of a black hole. (Astronomy). Brief Article Nov 10, 2001 423
Faint body may be galaxy building block. Cowen R. Brief Article Oct 6, 2001 654
Senior star may have comets. R.C. Brief Article Aug 18, 2001 472
Ground-based telescope detects star's corona. Cowen, R. Brief Article Aug 4, 2001 448
Almanac August/September. Aug 1, 2001 1184
Snacking in space: Star dines on planet. Cowen, R. Brief Article May 19, 2001 497
Astronomers get the spin on black holes. Cowen, R. Brief Article May 12, 2001 503
Have scientists seen planets in the making? Cowen, R. Brief Article May 5, 2001 538
The solar system's edge? Tytell, David Mar 1, 2001 349
Giants found lurking in the Kuiper Belt. Beatty, J. Kelly Mar 1, 2001 428
The sun, moon and planets in January. Schaaf, Fred Jan 1, 2001 1327
A Decade of HUBBLE. Weinstock, Maia Brief Article Sep 4, 2000 373
The Outer Solar System. MCDOWELL, JONATHAN Aug 1, 2000 235
No Vulcanoids Inside Mercury's Orbit--Yet! Brief Article Aug 1, 2000 264
Dead stars may masquerade as ingenues. Cowen, R. Brief Article Jul 22, 2000 527
THE MYSTERIOUS MOONS OF JUPITER. BRAFFMAN-MILLER, JUDITH Jul 1, 2000 3252
In and Around a Border Sea. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Jun 1, 2000 548
Amateurs Going Deeper. Seronik, Gary Brief Article Jun 1, 2000 709
Slithering Toward Solstice : Ancient Native American artifacts in the form of discarded snake skins may have been seasonal signposts. Krupp, E. C. Jun 1, 2000 1304
Southern Hemisphere Sky. Schaaf, Fred Brief Article Jun 1, 2000 236
X-ray satellite goes the distance. Cowen, R. Brief Article May 6, 2000 441
Return of the Winter Star Party. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief Article May 1, 2000 324
Lalande A -- A Simple Crater. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article May 1, 2000 506
A chance to point Hubble. R.C. Brief Article Feb 19, 2000 182
A Year of Discovery: Astronomy Highlights of 1999. Trimble, Virginia Feb 1, 2000 4862
Fishing for Fuzzies in Eridanus. Hewitt-White, Ken Feb 1, 2000 1654
Lunar Occultation Highlights for 2000. Dunham, David W. Jan 1, 2000 2692
The Sun, Moon, and Planets in January. Schaaf, Fred Brief Article Jan 1, 2000 848
Sizing Up the Secondary Mirror. Brief Article Jan 1, 2000 301
A "Magic Box" Solar Telescope : Enjoy a little daytime astronomy with a remarkable viewing device that is both safe to use and easy to build. Virag, Pal Jan 1, 2000 1948
The Sky Is Falling. Krupp, E. C. Nov 1, 1999 1486
The Somber Skies of November. Schaaf, Fred Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 683
The Sun, Moon, and Planets in November. Schaaf, Fred Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 1007
The Near Sky: Coronas - Part 1. Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 486
A Far-Out Brown Dwarf. Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 134
A Big Jupiter in an Earth-like Orbit. Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 381
The Great Total Eclipse. Nov 1, 1999 1947
Adventures in Rilleland. Wood, Charles A. Brief Article Nov 1, 1999 789
New Planets. RIVERA, RACHEL Brief Article Sep 6, 1999 855
Rambling through the skies : Rivaling Mars The red planet cozies up to Antares, the heart of the Scorpion. Krupp, E. C. Sep 1, 1999 1366
Little Patterns of Lingering Summer : Even as nights grow longer and cooler, the celestial sights of summer linger on. Schaaf, Fred Brief Article Sep 1, 1999 626
The Near Sky: Scintillating Planets. Brief Article Sep 1, 1999 590
The Sun, Moon, and Planets in July. Schaaf, Fred Brief Article Jul 1, 1999 943
Plans change for NEAR visit to an asteroid. Cowen, R. Brief Article Jan 2, 1999 634
Kuiper belt object shows hint of activity. Cowen, Ron Brief Article Dec 12, 1998 418
The sun, moon, and planets in October. Schaff, Fred Oct 1, 1998 1651
The summer deeps. Schaaf, Fred Jul 1, 1998 678
The diversity of planetary systems: new worlds. Marcy, Geoffrey; Butler, R. Paul Cover Story Mar 1, 1998 4729
The sun, moon, and planets in February. Schaaf, Fred Feb 1, 1998 926
Origins and evolution: the universe and the hubble space telescope: the latest heavenly harvest from a venerable pioneer. Petersen, Carolyn Collins Jan 1, 1998 1330
Solar-system happenings. di Cicco, Dennis Dec 1, 1997 411
New crowd at the solar system's edge. Cowen, Ron Brief Article Jun 14, 1997 509
Solar-system challenge. O'Meara, Stephen James Apr 1, 1996 1626
Solar system scenes: images and spectra offer new views from Venus to Pluto. Cowen, Ron Cover Story Apr 1, 1995 2218
Calendar notes. Feb 1, 1994 1640
Chaos in clockwork: uncovering traces of chaos in planetary orbits. Peterson, Ivars Feb 22, 1992 2134
Neptune's Nereid: another mysterious moon. Jun 11, 1988 566
Galactic center affects solar system. Jun 20, 1987 177
Getting started with sky-watching; in time for Halley's comet ... what you need, where to learn more about astronomy. Nov 1, 1985 1758

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