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Blame it on the Moon: The 2006 Perseid meteor shower is going to be a dud.
SOHO Watches Saturn and Cassini Pass Behind the Sun
Annual Saturn conjunction.
Mars and Saturn Join Together in the Western Sky
Our planetary system may be vast, but at times some of our neighbor planets are easily visible without a telescope.
Celestial Twins Pair with Mars and Saturn
View Mars and Saturn as they pass near Gemini.
Swift Mercury - Catch It If You Can!
Mercury, the smallest and fastest of the planets, may not have wings on its heels like its namesake, but it races around the Sun four times each year and can be a challenge for sky watchers to catch.
See the Incredible Shrinking Planet
Mercury makes a rare appearance in the evening sky this week.
Saturn, the Moon and a Swarm of Stars
The planet Saturn will appear to be located near the Beehive star cluster in the night sky for the next several months.
Ringside Seats for Saturn
Saturn approaches opposition with Earth.
Viewing Mars in 2006
Mars is the only planet with a surface that can be easily seen through amateur telescopes.
Saturn and the Moon Dance This Weekend
From now through mid-2006, it's Saturn time again.
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Last Updated: 17 May 2013