June 15, 2004

Saturn spectacular

Sky and Telescope - Cassini Calls on Phoebe Saturn - just about the loveliest thing any small telescope user ever sees - gets close scrutiny soon with the key date being June 30. Here's a sample of much more to...
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June 08, 2004

From Venus to Australia to Westport . . . a sunny time

Enter, stage left . . . . click to enlarge I grabbed this pic from a Web cast at about 2:30 am local time. What was especially fun is this Web site came from a university named for Captain Cook,...
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June 03, 2004

Venus, Tahiti, the sun, science and safety

Excited about the coming transit of Venus across the sun June 8, 2004? You should be. Many people can live their entire lives without such an opportunity! (Photo at left from Vassar college taken during 1882 transit.) But like so...
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