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Articles from Sky & Telescope (October 1, 2006)

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50 & 25 years ago. Robinson, Leif J. 327
A bright-moon Pleiades occultation: on the night of October 9-10, the waning gibbous Moon crosses the Pleiades for most of North America. MacRobert, Alan M. 404
A portable large-aperture Cassegrain: this compact telescope combines big aperture with convenience and portability. Lockwood, Michael 1719
Affordable Dobs. 116
Amateurs catch a near-earth flyby. MacRobert, Alan Brief article 117
Black hole-galaxy relation extended. Naeye, Robert 367
Da Vinci decoded. Coffey, Valerie Brief article 184
Dark nights for the Orionid meteors: Halley's Comet adds a trace to Earth's mass every October. MacRobert, Alan 622
DSLR stacking. 111
Elite astrographs. 119
Epsilon Indi up close: every star has a story to tell, but some are more interesting than others. Bryant, Greg 643
Event calendar. 326
Great Lakes on Titan: wide methane lakes, seasonal droughts, and a chance of torrential downpour--welcome to Titan's Lake District! Cull, Selby 596
I see nothing! Observing dark nebulae requires a little light. O'Meara, Stephen James 804
Imaging gold. 114
Learn from a master. 114
Light-pollution notes. Schaaf, Fred Brief article 209
Minor planets stick together. Cull, Selby 289
Moons of Jupiter and Neptune. MacRobert, Alan 979
Moving mountains: the Southern Hemisphere is where Earth and sky truly come together. Krupp, E.C. 1120
Multiple type la supernova progenitors? Naeye, Robert 389
My first meteor: a fleeting event changed the course of a young boy's life. Levy, David H. 858
New concept for imaging life-bearing planets. Naeye, Robert 600
Not-so-dark parks. Lazowska, Lazlo Letter to the editor 141
Nova RS Ophiuchi: confusion reigns supreme. Naeye, Robert 422
Observing Uranus and its moons: interesting things are happening to Uranus and its retinue of satellites. Here's your guide to what to look for. Schmude, Richard, Jr.; Melillo, Frank 1398
October sights bright and dim: much of this month's planetary action takes place low at dusk and at dawn. Schaaf, Fred 924
Planet number 100. Dalrymple, Les 516
Planet U. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 141
Plate scale. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 166
Possible meteor source. Zubenel, Doug Letter to the editor 105
Predicting solar eruptions. Cull, Selby 365
Pretty Capricornus pairs. Seronik, Gary Column 510
Quasar conclusions. Silver, Stephen A. Letter to the editor 110
R Aquilae: under the Eagle's wing. MacRobert, Alan 493
Record-breaking gravitational lens. MacRobert, Alan Brief article 171
Requiem for an observatory: will Yerkes survive redevelopment? If not, it bodes ill for the future of astronomy's sacred places. Sheehan, William Travel narrative 682
Return of the Little Fox: the famous Dumbbell Nebula is only one of Vulpecula's deep-sky treasures. French, Sue Column 1636
Satellite symmetry. Meeus, Jean Letter to the editor 117
Saturn's ring arcs. Cull, Selby Brief article 188
Seeing double. Robinson, Leif J. Book review 724
SIM PlanetQuest. Brief article 185
Simply elegant: Meade's LightBridge Dobsonians: the first mass-produced truss-tube Dobsonian reflectors offer features never before available at these prices. di Cicco, Dennis 2674
Sofia. McDowell, Jonathan Brief article 211
Stringing together the megaverse. Gay, Pamela L. Book review 584
The great Milky Way Andromeda collision: in several billion years our home galaxy will collide with its nearest large neighbor, generating a spectacle unmatched in our corner of the universe. Dubinski, John 2755
The North America and Pelican Nebulae. Walker, Sean 432
Virtual planet sleuths: professional astronomers seek dedicated volunteers interested in helping us understand the diversity of extrasolar planets. Requirements: computer, Internet connection, and desire to do science. No college degree, telescope, or observing experience necessary. Laughlin, Gregory P. 2378
Weird lunar domes: the Moon has volcanoes--and some of them aren't very pretty. Wood, Charles A. 696
Who shot Sagitta? A little detective work reveals the identity of the cosmic shooter. Schaaf, Fred 574
You get what you pay for. Fienberg, Richard Tresch Editorial 654

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