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October 2013
Comet ISON Spotted in Binoculars by Sharp-eyed Amateur Astronomers
Letter B against blue background  Comet ISON Spotted in Binoculars by Sharp-eyed Amateur Astronomers
31 October 2013
Comet ISON has finally been spotted in 10 x 50 binoculars! The magnitude reported in the observations I have seen put the comet at about magnitude 9.5.
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Comet ISON Update
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29 October 2013
Two months have gone by since Comet ISON was reaquired by amateur astronomer [[link]] in mid-August. Here's a viewing chart for the rest of October, plus news about viewing the comet.
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Spooky Halloween Observing - 2013 edition
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22 October 2013
It's Halloween! Here are my favorite spooky named objects. Some are tricks and all are treats! The galaxies and nebulae will require a dark sky, but the lunar features and double stars are city observing targets. Have fun observing!
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What's Up for October
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18 October 2013
Check out Juno's Earth flyby, International Observe the Moon Night and how to view the moon's far side.
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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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