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Articles from Sky & Telescope (January 1, 2006)

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Title Author Type Words
50 & 25 years ago. Robinson, Leif J. Brief article 230
A crater-free asteroid. Beatty, J. Kelly 176
A hyperactive sunspot: a long-lasting sunspot complex buffets Earth with its powerful flares. Aguirre, Edwin L. 398
A new Herschel comet? Brief article 119
A speedy star's new birthplace. Roth, Joshua Brief article 132
According to Hoyle. Robinson, Leif J. Book review 940
An amateur's treasure chest. MacRobert, Alan M. Critical essay 563
An Ansel Adams encore: scores of camera enthusiasts show up at Glacier Point for a celestial scene captured 57 years earlier. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 329
Apollo again? McDowell, Jonathan 525
Backyard maestro. Thibault, Patrick Letter to the editor 112
Big Bang: The Tongue-Tickling Tale of a Speck That Became Spectacular. Tytell, David Brief article 134
Building a simplified Yolo: this homebuilt telescope delivers high-contrast unobstructed performance. Anderson, Carl 1851
Chandra: taking the universe's X-ray: with its sharp resolution, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is providing detailed views of the high-energy cosmos. Naeye, Robert 1256
Chasing a graze of Antares. Dunham, David W. Brief article 294
Cratering culprits identified. Naeye, Robert Brief article 245
Extrasolar camel. Naeye, Robert Brief article 328
Fast fact: the long jump. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 156
Fluid Drive: like liquid perfection, an ancient art of timekeeping flows into high gear. Krupp, E.C. 1046
Fresh looks at Taurus: two of Taurus's best sights were even more glorious when woolly mammoths roamed the Earth. Schaaf, Fred 731
Galex: seeing starbirth, near and far: NASA's plucky GALEX spacecraft is chronicling starbirth throughout space and time. Roth, Joshua 908
Great Jupiter's "ghost"! It's almost spooky, but you can see detail on Jupiter in the daytime. O'Meara, Stephen James 950
Hot new products for 2006: it's time for us to make our annual selection of the most intriguing new products entering the market. 4625
Lasering the galactic center. Roth, Joshua Brief article 200
Light-pollution notes. Schaaf, Fred Brief article 202
Lose the jiggle. Echeverria, Gerardo Letter to the editor 117
Lunar occultation highlights for 2006: this year the Moon repeatedly covers Spica, Antares, the Pleiades, and many other stars. Dunham, David W. 2294
Making believers. MacRobert, Alan Brief article 105
Mars makes way for Saturn: Venus once again shows off her large, thin, and alluring crescent phase. Schaaf, Fred 1128
Mars Polar Lander still missing. Tytell, David Brief article 188
Max Goes to Mars: A Science Adventure with Max the Dog. Tytell, David Brief article 166
Moon, January 2006. Brief article 290
Moon. Tytell, David Children's review 120
Moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 257
NASA's other space telescopes: these four spacecraft are chronicling baby solar systems, whirling neutron stars, and the biggest explosions since the Big Bang. Roth, Joshua Brief article 186
Night Wonders. Tytell, David Brief article 105
Periodic error. di Cicco, Dennis Brief article 225
Relativity mission completed. Brief article 112
Ring around a black hole. Johnston, Lisa R. 600
Saturn's sponge rock. Tytell, David Brief article 252
Searching for Vulcanoids: hunting for minor planets during a total solar eclipse is not as far-fetched as it may seem. Noll, Landon Curt 1470
Seeing the Milky Way take shape. Johnston, Lisa R. 369
Space race against time: most natural disasters can't be prevented, but the worst of them might be--if we start working together now. Fienberg, Richard Tresch Editorial 685
Spitzer: living life to the fullest: although NASA's great infrared telescope has reached middle age, it still continues to turn astronomers' heads. Tytell, David 1162
Summer globular NGC 1851. Dairymple, Les 504
Sun and planets, January 2006. Statistical table 525
Swift: the satellite that's always on call: this acrobatic spacecraft is shedding new light on nature's biggest explosions. Johnston, Lisa R. 1265
Tales of the Bull: Taurus is often visited by the Moon--and by comets! Bryant, Greg 725
The Adams family. Garfinkle, Robert A. Letter to the editor 190
The best bar in the neighborhood. Knezek, Patricia 475
The best transiting exoplanet yet. Naeye, Robert 444
The great total eclipse of 2006: get ready for the best view of totality since 2001. Espenak, Fred; Anderson, Jay 1612
The missing Martian carbonates. Tytell, David 432
The Zula Patrol. Tytell, David Brief article 203
There's Mister Moon! A night under the stars has the power to amaze--and to heal. Green, Terry 764
Too big too soon? Astronomers are surprised to find a large and mature galaxy in the universe's infancy. Naeye, Robert 660
Try to find Saturn: NASA's Cassini Web site has megabytes of Saturn information, but it also suffers from some slipped bits. Goldman, Stuart J. Editorial 660
Tsutomu Seki and the great comet of 1965: the year 2005 marks the 40th anniversary of a great sun-grazing comet. Levy, David H. 1052
Variable Stars for January. Sinnott, Roger W. 476
Violence within Virgo. Roth, Joshua Brief article 241
Watching the Demon Star. Seronik, Gary 514
What is a planet? Gehrels, Tom; Sorrells, Bill; De Silva, Rex I.; Sheppard, Scott Letter to the editor 597
Why are crater rays bright? The Moon's surface is adorned with features that are as fascinating as they are conspicuous. Wood, Charles A. 803
Winter wonders: star-studded January skies offer deep-sky treats for every size telescope. French, Sue 1597
Yerkes bidders go public. Roth, Joshua 360

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