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Articles from Sky & Telescope (October 1, 2012)

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A glorious transit of Venus: millions of people saw June's transit of millions Venus, but for research astronomers, it was a golden opportunity to advance science. Pasachoff, Jay M. 3190
Action at Jupiter. 715
Bright planets late and early: Jupiter and Venus dominate the late-night and predawn skies. Schaaf, Fred 911
Ceres & Vesta near Jupiter. MacRobert, Alan 425
Comet snuck on the scene. Baldridge, Rick Letter to the editor 115
Dark matter / invisible thread revealed. Craft, Stephen P. 336
Dobsonian how to. Book review 204
Gallery. Walker, Sean 376
Hub of Our Galaxy. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 140
It all started with Mariner 2: fifty years ago this August, with the launch of Mariner 2 toward Venus, something profoundly new appeared around the Sun. Grinspoon, David 565
Kuiper belt / Pluto sports fifth moon in step with other four. Beatty, J. Kelly 345
MILC telescope adapter. Brief article 149
Mirror cooling with heat sinks: is there an easy way to cool your primary without using a fan? Seronik, Gary Column 591
New planetary camera. Brief article 121
NGCs near and far. Seronik, Gary Brief article 323
Nonprofit group to build spacecraft. Beatty, J. Kelly 465
NuSTAR probing the energetic universe: NASA's newest X-ray mission will bring an exotic menagerie of objects into focus. Young, Monica 1081
October meteors slow & fast: two contrasting meteor showers enrich mid-autumn's night skies. 534
Particles / Higgs hype merited. Naeye, Robert Brief article 271
Phenomena of Jupiter's moons, October 2012. Calendar 1207
Planetary almanac. Table 577
S&T's award-winning authors. Naeye, Robert Column 414
Sky at a glance. Calendar 294
Solar science / waves might heat sun's atmosphere. Carlisle, Camille M. 526
Solar system / Titan's lakes, subsurface ocean. Beatty, J. Kelly 566
Spotty Sun. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 102
Targeting hidden gems: planetary nebulae are stunning objects for astrophotographers working from almost any location. Kier, Ruben 1566
The elusive: an amateur radio astronomer continues his quest for artificial signals from the stars. Gray, Robert 541
The great galactic travelers: new observations suggest that the Magellanic Clouds--for decades considered satellites of the Milky Way--have taken an unexpected path. Zimmerman, Robert 2495
The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope: thanks to the vision of a Silicon Valley legend, the world's most ambitious telescope network to date will soon keep astronomers in the dark around the clock. Walker, Cameron 2476
The left hand of Aquarius: diverse deep-sky treasures lie in and near western Aquarius. French, Sue 1507
The Messier catalog: a binocular odyssey: try this minimalist approach to sharpen your observing skills and enhance your enjoyment. Seronik, Gary 1564
The sky through the forest: trees can frame and enhance a starry night sky. Venator, Nicolaus 542
The sound of totality. Maor, Eli Letter to the editor 185
Three asteroid occultations. Calendar 187
Two German equatorials from iOptron. di Cicco, Dennis Product/service evaluation 1707
Uneven targets: visual clues help observers determine the order of crater formation. Wood, Charles A. 686
Venus's atmosphere: discoverer debatable. Letter to the editor 507
Will we visit the moon again? Schreiner, Rick Letter to the editor 156
X-rays from Scorpius. Sinnott, Roger W. Brief article 127

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