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What's Up - October 2014
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What's Up Blog: Thoughts about our solar system by Jane Houston Jones
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Rosetta's Comet Scrambling Its Jets   24 Oct 2014
Rosetta's comet destination is beginning to show a clearly visible increase in activity. Read More
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Mars Orbiter's Spectrometer Shows Oort Comet's Coma   24 Oct 2014
The imaging spectrometer on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has provided an image of the coma surrounding a comet that flew near Mars this week. Read More
NASA Finds Methane Ice Cloud in Titan's Stratosphere   24 Oct 2014
NASA scientists have identified an unexpected ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan that is similar to exotic clouds found far above Earth's poles. Read More
Sunset Solar Eclipse   20 Oct 2014
Sunsets are always pretty. One sunset this month could be out of this world. On Thursday, Oct. 23rd, the setting sun across eastern parts of the USA will be red, beautiful and ... crescent-shaped. Read More
Calendars: Solar System Launches & Events
28 Oct 2014 40th Anniversary, Luna 23: Launch
01 Nov 2014 20th Anniversary, Wind: Launch
02 Nov 2014 5th Anniversary, Cassini Enceladus Flyby
05 Nov 2014 1st Anniversary, Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM): Launch
05 Nov 2014 50th Anniversary, Mariner 3: Launch
06 Nov 2014 40th Anniversary, Luna 23: Landed on Lunar Surface
06 Nov 2014 50th Anniversary, Mariner 3: End of Mars Mission
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Last Updated: 24 Oct 2014