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Articles from Sky & Telescope (June 1, 2008)

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A bump in the night: thirty years ago, an accidental discovery forever changed how we think about far-flung Pluto. Schilling, Govert Biography 2231
A magnetar in sheep's clothing. Brief article 165
A marvelous midsummer night: this year, northerners' shortest nights are packed with planetary action. Schaaf, Fred Table 1509
A new day in precision cosmology. Brief article 307
A summer observation. Upgren, Arthur Letter to the editor 208
Binaries in your Bootes: what this big constellation lacks in clusters and galaxies, it makes up for with plenty of double stars. Hewitt-White, Ken 834
Binocular highlight: Messiers near and far. Seronik, Gary 588
Dark illumination. Kniffen, Doug Letter to the editor 137
Dawn moon in the Pleiades. MacReport, Alan Table 428
Double-barreled observing: shockproof, waterproof, and ready for action--these 50-mm binoculars are designed for stargazing. Seronik, Gary Product/service evaluation 1228
Drop dead, please. Rupel, Pat Letter to the editor 122
February's lunar eclipse: the final performance of totality for nearly three years was memorable. Levy, David H. 587
Flying off the handle: many fine sights lie on or near the Big Dipper's handle. French, Sue 1124
Focusing a digital camera. di Cicco, Dennis Brief article 215
Four Martian landslides caught in the act. Brief article 112
Gotcha! Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 185
How to hunt for supernova fossils in the Milky Way: echoes of ancient star explosions are awaiting discovery--possibly by you! Welch, Douglas L. 2998
June 1958. Robinson, Leif J. Brief article 238
June 1983. Robinson, Leif J. Brief article 128
June 2008: sky at a glance. Calendar 302
Looking for dark matter. McDowell, Jonathan Brief article 261
Lost lore of the Little Dipper: this dim constellation, hardly little, may not even be a celestial bear. Schaaf, Fred 514
NASA's new Gamma-Ray trailblazer GLAST: a soon-to-be-launched satellite promises to provide our best look at the most powerful beacons in the universe. Naeye, Robert Cover story 2350
Pluto's slow departure: if you haven't bagged poor little Pluto yet, don't let many more years go by. MacRobert, Alan 377
Really remote observing. Brief article 124
Scope test. MacRobert, Alan Brief article 125
Second orbit of the moon. Wood, Charles A. Book review 302
Smart astronomy's planetary eyepieces. Walker, Sean Product/service evaluation 463
Southern hemisphere's sky. Bryant, Greg Brief article 151
Speedy Austrian astrograph. Fera, Bob Product/service evaluation 808
Taming a monster scope: big telescopes need special attention to deliver the goods. Seronik, Gary 752
The crater main sequence: lunar craters are all made the same way--so why do they look different? Wood, Charles A. Table 770
The man behind the belts. Garfinkle, Robert Book review 314
The moons of Saturn. MacRobert, Allan Brief article 255
The perfect star party: Maine's unpredictable spring weather--finally--yields a night to remember. Elliott, Ted 614
The Sun's galactic orbit. French, Sue Brief article 275
Triple asteroid. Brief article 107
Trying to touch the stars: a surreal landscape enhances the celestial scene above Chile's Atacama Desert. Brunier, Serge 578
Ulysses says goodbye. McDowell, Jonathan 332
Watching Jupiter's moons. Schaaf, Fred Table 1332
Weathering the stars: ancient astronomers tuned into the Pleiades for a seasonal forecast. Krupp, E.C. 910
Yesterday and today: is this the same field I went into 40 years ago? Fienberg, Richard Tresch 393

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