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Update: Comet Lovejoy Expected to Remain Bright Through Mid-January
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7 January 2015
Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy came closest to Earth on January 7 ,2015 and easily visible with binoculars around the world shining at magnitude 4 this month.
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What's Up for January
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1 January 2015
Jupiter's moons are putting on an amazing show this month. The orbital path of the moons is tilting edge-ion to the Earth and the sun. This lineup makes it possible to watch the moons pass in front of each other.
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What's Up for December
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December 2014
If the weather marred your meteor watching in November, don't worry. The December Geminids and Ursids offer up two more chances to see meteor showers this year.
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What's Up for November
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1 November 2014
What's Up for November? Comets and meteor showers!
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What's Up - October 2014
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October 2014
What's up for October. A total lunar eclipse. A partial solar eclipse. And Mars meets a comet.
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What's Up for September
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September 2014
Red star (Antares) meets Red Planet (Mars) and view the zodiacal light that points towards Jupiter.
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Jane is an astronomer, NASA science podcast developer, writer, educational and outreach artisan and social media enthusiast. She and her husband have an asteroid (22338 Janemojo) named after them.
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