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January 2010
What's Up: Your Guide to Historical Celestial Observations
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11 January 2010
Each month in 2009 the What's Up podcast series explored the first observation of many celestial objects. This honors the 2009 International Year of Astronomy theme -- 400 years of telescopic observations. Here is a brief recap of the podcast series.
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What's Up for January
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January 2010
If you step outside and look to the east after sunset this month, you'll see a bright orange star-like object rising. That's Mars.
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About: Jane Houston Jones
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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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