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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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What's Up for August
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August 2014
Planets pair up at dawn and dusk. The Perseid meteor shower peaks Aug 12/13 and is visible almost all month.
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What's Up for July
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July 2014
Spot Pluto and see the Milky Way and planets all month long.
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What's up for June
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June 2014
What's Up for June. Moon and planet pairings at dawn and dusk. Spot elusive Mercury. Some comets. And more.
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What's Up for May
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May 2014
What's up for May. Great views of Saturn and Mars all night long. And a possible new meteor shower.
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What's Up for April
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April 2014
See Mars at opposition, a lunar eclipse and April's Lyrid meteor shower.
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What's Up for March
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March 2014
Watch starlight get blocked by a passing asteroid, planets march across the sky and a lunar eclipse preview.
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What's Up for February
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February 2014
See all the planets, plus mission updates from comet and asteroid missions Dawn and Rosetta.
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What's Up for January 2014
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January 2014
Jupiter at opposition. Venus at conjunction. A Juno mission update. And the Quadrantid meteor shower.
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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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Last Updated: 7 Oct 2014