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Articles from Sky & Telescope (February 1, 2009)

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Title Author Type Words
50 & 25 years ago. Robinson, Leif J. 351
A slippery slope: to lube, or not to lube (your Dob): that is the question. Seronik, Gary 571
Binocular highlight: the Cetus Seyfert. Seronik, Gary 522
Chandrayaan-1 at the Moon. McDowell, Jonathan Brief article 105
Copeland's lost Trigon: how well can you replicate 50-year-old observations with modern telescopes? French, Sue 1463
Cruising the Orion beltway: the hunter's belt abounds with beautiful nebulae, double stars, and a very bright cluster that's often seen but rarely recognized. Hewitt-White, Ken 864
DSLR camera for astronomy? Walker, Sean Brief article 204
Epsilon Aurigae poised on the brink: for the first time in 27 years, this naked-eye star is about to be eclipsed by something dark and unknown. MacRobert, Alan 1163
Expanding diversity in professional astronomy: we'll need broader ethnic representation to continue the rapid pace of discovery. Norman, Dara J. 543
February 2009: sky at a glance. Calendar 392
Globular cluster dynamics. MacRobert, Alan Brief article 192
Going over the dark side: on the 10th anniversary of the discovery of cosmic acceleration, astronomers are attacking the dark energy mystery on multiple fronts. Panek, Richard Cover story 2515
Has S&T been dumbed down? Naeye, Robert 471
Historic sketch found. Holberg, Jay B. Letter to the editor 288
Imaging planets ... this time for sure. 496
Living dangerously: the same forces that make Earth hazardous also make it an abode for life. Grinspoon, David 580
Living with light pollution: don't let city lights squelch your love of stargazing. Flanders, Tony 2494
Mars 3-D: A Rover's-Eye View of the Red Planet. Goldman, Stuart J. Book review 196
Mars Phoenix chills out, mission ends. Brief article 163
Martian chronicle. Garfinkle, Robert A. Book review 329
Maximum imaging. Brief article 162
Minima of Algol. MacRobert, Alan Brief article 338
Obsession's 12 1/2-inch Truss-tube Dob. Seronik, Gary Product/service evaluation 723
Planets of dusk, night, and dawn: all five bright planets shine over the course of a February night. Schaaf, Fred Calendar 1617
Portable Mak. Brief article 154
Powerful performer: Orion's StarShoot Pro: this single-shot color CCD camera sets a new benchmark for value in the world of deep-sky imaging. Horne, Johnny Product/service evaluation 1761
Scope pride. Larcombe, Dennis; Ryan, Dan Letter to the editor 255
Sorry, Dr. Hawking. Gay, Pamela L. Book review 328
Southern hemisphere's sky. Bryant, Greg Brief article 164
Star light, star bright. Deans, Paul Book review 318
Stepdown collet. Brief article 112
Talking with civilians: take the discourse down a notch when you're under the stars with mixed company. Shuster, Joe 544
Telescope mirrors of antifreeze? Brief article 174
The ghosts of Mare Nubium: this southern lunar sea has well-worn shores. Wood, Charles A. 740
The king of constellations: magnificent Orion is the centerpiece of the brilliant winter sky. Schaaf, Fred 583
The Moon and the Pleiades. MacRobert, Alan Calendar 467
The Moon, the telescope, and the birth of the modern world: in 2009 you're surrounded by technology, rather than by candles and farm animals, because of something the telescope helped start. Maran, Stephen P.; Marschall, Laurence A. 3173
The most abundant particles. MacRobert, Alan Brief article 152
The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet. Goldman, Stuart J. Book review 165
XMM-Newton dodges a bullet. McDowell, Jonathan Brief article 269

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