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 Australian Sky & Telescope Index - 2008

Issues

27: January/February 2008

28: March/April 2008

29: May/June 2008

30: July/August 2008

31: September 2008

32: October 2008

33: November/December 2008

Authors

Aarts, Gerry: Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group, 33:80

Adams, Doug: Letter, 29:12

Aguirre, Edwin L.: Inconstant Stars, 27:48

Alexander, Sharon: Letter, 31:12

Anderson, Peter: Confessions of an Eclipse Chaser, 32:98

Beatty, J. Kelly: A Martian Wonderland, 32:24

              Ask AS&T, 29:85

              Polar Prospector, 31:24

              Reunion With Mercury, 29:30

Benesovsky, Sonia: Letter, 31:12

Berry, Rod: Size Does Matter, 29:46

Birriel, Jennifer: Show Me Space, 29:48

              Watching the King, 31:86

Bordeleau, Andre G.: Polestars of the Future: A Journey in a Celestial Time Machine, 29:72

Bortle, John E.: The Astounding Comet Holmes, 28:26

Bos, Brent: Red Planet Resolve, 31:98

Brumfitt, Anna: Scouting Hubble's Skies, 27:84

Bryant, Greg: 2009 Approaches, 28:8

              A 5th Planet for 55 Cancri!, 27:10

              A Glittering Summer Show, 27:52

              A Good Taurid Shower, 33:61

              A Trio in Virgo, 28:55

              An Evening Star Delight, 32:54

              An Eye-Catching Venus-Jupiter Gathering, 27:53

              An Ongoing Voyage of Discovery, 27:6

              Autumn's Milky Way, 28:52

              Bigger and Better, 29:10

              Cassini: Another 2 Years at Saturn, 30:15

              Catch Halley's Crumbs, 29:59

              Caught! Avalanches on Mars, 29:14

              Centaurus Delights, 29:52

              Challenging Times for NASA, 32:28

              Could WR 104 Threaten Earth?, 28:13

              Digging for Supernovae, 30:10

              Evening Planetary Gatherings, 30:54

              February's Annular Solar Eclipse, 27:56

              Finger on the Milky Way, 29:15

              Four Years On Mars, 28:13

              Eunomia graces Gemini, 27:55

              Galaxy Season, 33:52

              Globulars On The Meridian, 32:52

              Hubble Vision, 27:30

              Hubble's Last Service, 30:22

              Imagining Worlds, 33:10

              Insight, 31:32, 32:40

              Majestic M74, 28:18

              Mercury and Venus shine at dawn, 28:53

              More Keck time for Australian astronomers, 30:15

              Regulus meets Saturn and the Moon, 29:54

              Revisiting Apollo, 32:80

              Satellites Of Jupiter, 28:56, 29:56, 30:56, 31:59, 32:56, 33:56

              Satellites Of Saturn, 27:58, 28:57, 29:57

              September's Spectacular Planetary Trio, 31:54

              South of Scorpius, 30:52

              Spring's Milky Way, 31:52

              The Big Bang Machine, 33:26

              Venus Meets Jupiter, 33:54

              Vesta in the Whale's Mouth, 31:61

              When Galaxies Collide, 28:12

              Where's the Green Light on Lasers?, 31:10

              Your VIP Pass, 32:10

Burchell, Tania: Uninspired Voyage, 33:86

Carruthers, Tim: A Scribble in the Sky, 29:20

Cole, Todd: The day the Universe changed, 28:96

Croswell, Ken: Planetary Peculiarities, 31:28

Crouch, Steve: So Where's the Chicken?, 31:20

Dalrymple, Les: A Pearl, 28:50

              A Powerful 12-inch Telescope for observers, 30:46

              At Demeter's Feet, 29:66

              Coma Cluster, 29:50

              Dim Epsilon Indi, 32:50

              Eagle Planetaries, 31:68

              Heart Cluster, 27:50

              In Chains, 32:66

              Messier 15 in Pegasus, 31:50

              Pole Dancing, 33:70

              Sirius Stuff, 27:64

              Sydney Observatory Celebrates 150 Years, 29:76

              The Lagoon, 30:50

              The Raven's Call, 28:74

              Tough Sagittarius Globulars, 30:64

              Wonderful, 33:50

Dambeck, Thorsten: Gaia's Mission to the Milky Way, 29:34

Davis, Glenn: Letter, 27:8

Dawes, Glenn: NACAA 2008, 31:72

               Top 10 Space Science Moments in 2007, 27:20

di Cicco, Dennis: A Triple-Digit Field of View, 27:42

              Ask AS&T, 31:85

              Quick Look: Nikon's D300 Digital SLR, 32:79

              To the Point with mySKY, 29:44

di Cicco, Dennis and Walker, Sean: Gearheads in Paradise, 31:40

Dick, Gerry: Letter, 29:12

Dunstan, Kim: Letter, 32:12

Dyer, Alan: Celestron's Grab-'n'-Go 6-inch, 27:40

              Focusing Your DSLR on the Sky, 27:80

              Guiding on a Budget, 33:82

Ellyard, David: Leon Foucalt and The Turning Earth, 27:49

              Parkes and the first Quasar, 30:49

              Seeing and Hearing The Universe, 32:48

              Spots on the Sun's Face, 29:49

              The First Transit of Venus, 33:49

              The Telescope gets its name, 28:49

Espenak, Fred and Anderson, Jay: The Arctic-Asian Solar Eclipse of August 2008, 28:62

Fienberg, Richard T.: Ask AS&T, 27:89

               Sunday Is Fun Day, 30:45

Flanders, Tony: Ask AS&T, 32:81

               Mastering Your Finderscope, 28:78

               Orion, Lord of the Sky, 27:62

               Treats for Two Eyes, 32:80

Fluke, Chris: New Galaxy Cluster simulations leave Astronomers hot and bothered, 29:14

Fluke, Chris; Murphy, Michael; and Malec, Adrian: Above the Clouds: Observing with the Keck Telescope, 33:42

Fog, Harry: Letter, 28:10

French, Sue: Ask AS&T, 30:93

               Foxfire Nights, 32:69

               Leo's 11th Hour, 29:69

               Scuttling Around the Scorpion, 30:67

               The Giant's Shield, 27:68

               The Graceful Swan, 31:66

               The Winged Horse, 33:66

               Wonders of the Crab and the Lion, 28:70

Garfinkle, Robert A: Being Totally Prepared, 33:86

               The Man Behind the Belts, 30:45

Gay, Pamela: An Issue of Gender, 31:87

Goldman, Stuart J.: Briefly Noted, 28:48

               Lunar Roundup, 28:88

               Microsoft's Cosmic Marvel, 31:78

               Realising Virtual-Sky Dreams, 27:90

Gould, Ross: Double Stars in Piscis Austrinus, 31:71

               Double Stars in Phoenix, 32:60

               Gamma Andromedae and some Cetus doubles, 33:73

               Letter, 30:12

Hall, Graeme: Letter, 33:12

Hand, Trevor: Letter, 32:12

Hassall, Graham: Letter, 31:12

Hazlet, John: Letter, 30:12

Heafner, Joe: Sky Voyager, 32:76

              Travelling Through the Solar System, 27:44

Hewitt-White, Ken: A Tale of Two Globulars, 32:64

              Snowball Sighting, 33:64

Hough, David: The Newcastle Astronomical Society, 29:82

Hulbert, Melissa: On the Beach in Siberia!, 33:76

               Sutherland Astronomical Society, 32:83

Ireland, R. Scott: Layer Magic For Your Astrophotos, 30:70

Jedicke, Peter and Jedicke, Robert: The Coming Giant Sky Patrols, 32:42

Kanipe, Jeff: Astronomy's Storied Past, 31:87

Kerr, Steve: An Abundance of Occultations, 28:68

               Antares in the Evening, 32:58

               Cold Weather Occultations, 30:61

               Crescents in the West, 33:58

               Lions and Scorpions, 27:75

               Nunki Time, 29:62

               Quarter Moon Action, 31:62

Kidd, Simon: Letter, 28:10

King, Andrew: Letter, 31:12

Kingston, Eric: Letter, 28:10

Lazio, Joseph; Kramer, Michael; and Gaensler, Bryan: Tuning In to the Universe, 31:34

Letchford, Rod: Letter, 32:12

Levy, David H.: Countdown 2 Landing, 32:25

               The Accidental Comet, 28:82

Lewis, Geraint: A Universe full of Monsters, 27:11

               Is Dark Energy a Mirage?, 28:13

Lewis, Geraint and Ibata, Rodrigo A.: Galactic Cannibals, 29:38

Lodriguss, Jerry: Improving Your DSLR Photos, 32:72

Lowe, Andrew: Mirror, Mirror, 27:26

               Next Light: Tomorrow's Monster Telescopes, 29:24

MacRobert, Alan: A Mira in Lyra, 32:61

               Ask AS&T, 31:85, 32:81

               Pluto's Slow Departure, 30:58

               Scope Test, 30:59

Makaroff, George: Letter, 30:12

Maugeri, Joseph and MacRobert, Alan: Tiny Players on Jupiter's Stage, 31:56

Meers, Robert: Letter, 27:8

McDowell, Jonathan: Mission Update, 27:16, 28:17, 29:18, 30:18, 31:18, 32:19, 33:18

McFarlane, Gil: Teenage Girl Beats Hubble!, 33:98

Naeye, Robert: NASA's New Gamma-Ray Trailblazer, 30:35

             The Exoplanet and the Amateurs, 28:34

Norris, Ray: In Search of Aboriginal Astronomy, 28:20

Norton, Brian: Letter, 33:12

Olson, Donald; Doescher, Russell et al: Caesar's Invasion of Britain, 31:44

Patterson, Joseph: Solving a Halloween Mystery, 32:34

Petersen, Carolyn Collins: A Little Light Reading, 27:48

             How It All Began, 28:48

             What's the Deal?, 31:86

Pugh, Martin: A Crowing Glory, 27:18

Reade, Gordon: Bastions of Science, 29:98

Reed, Casey: The Joy of Space Painting, 29:48

Robertson, Donald F.: Parched Planet, 30:30

Salway, Mike: Community News, 27:86, 28:84

             South Pacific Star Party 2008, 30:80

Sarkissian, John: The 2008 CWAS AstroFest: Looking to the Future, 32:88

Schilling, Govert: A Bump in the Night, 30:26

             Cosmic Superparticle Mystery: Solved?, 29:22

             Mira's Marvellous Tail, 27:72

Seager, Sara: Alien Earths from A to Z, 28:30

Seargent, David: A Decade of Naked-Eye Comets, 32:58

             A Full Platter of Comets, 28:66

             An Evening Binocular Comet, 29:64

             Catch Comet Tuttle's Close Passage, 27:74

             Closing Out The Year, 33:59

             Comet Boattini - A Naked-Eye Show?, 30:60

             Springtime Comets, 31:63

Seronik, Gary: A Bigger Blast for the Buck, 31:82

             A Great Big Yolo, 32:82

             Baffle Your Scope's Focuser, 33:74

             Cooldown Confusion, 28:77

             Highe's Telescope Odyssey, 29:81

              iOptron's Capable Cube, 28:44

             Milsom's Terrific Travelscope, 31:80

             Taming a Monster Scope, 30:74

             The Easy-Go-Round Bino Mount, 27:77

Sheehan, William and Misch, Anthony: The Great Mars Chase of 1907, 27:35

Shell, Richard D.: Letter, 29:12

Sidonio, Michael: Invisible Ink and Centaurus A, 32:22

Sinnott, Roger W.: Ask AS&T, 27:89, 28:87, 29:85, 30:93, 31:85

              Hipparcos' Star Distances Get Better, 28:36

Soderberg, Alicia: X-Rays Mark the Spot: A Newborn Supernova, 33:30

Stephan, Mark: Letter, 33:12

Thurley, David and de Ruyter, Petra: Astronomical Society of Albury Wodonga, 31:76

Tytell, David: Ask AS&T, 31:85

Vlahos, Perry: Astronomical Society of Victoria, 30:79

              Messier Star Party 2008, 30:76

Ward, Peter: The Carina Nebula, 30:20

Watson, Matt: Stromlo Reborn, 28:38

Wehler, Randall: Two Journeys Back in Time, 27:97

Weinberg, Steven: Science or Spacemen?, 30:98

Weinberger, Alycia J.: Building Planets in Disks of Chaos, 33:36

Welch, Douglas L.: How to Hunt for Supernova Fossils in the Milky Way, 30:40

Wood, Charles A.: A Colourful Moon?, 32:62

              A Swim in Mare Humorum, 33:62

              Decoding Mare Imbrium, 27:60

              Imbrium's Impact, 29:60

              The Crater Main Sequence, 30:62

              The Rings of Imbrium, 28:60

              Unseen Seas, 31:64

Departments

Activities:

              Adelaide Planetarium, 29:83

              Border Stargaze, 30:87

              CWAS AstroFest, 30:87

              David Higgins, 28:84

              Gingin Observatory, 27:86

              IceInSpace Astrocamp, 33:81

              National Science Week, 30:87

              New Zealand Astrophotography Camp, 32:85

              Peter Marples - SN 2008fa, 33:81

              Port Macquarie, 27:86

              Robert Evans, 27:86

              RYSTARS 2008, 32:84

              Scienceworks, 27:86

              Snake Valley Astronomy Camp, 28:84

              South Pacific Star Party, 28:84

              StarStuff, 31:77

              Sydney Observatory, 27:86, 29:83

              Tidbinbilla Space Open Day, 31:77

              VicSouth Star Party, 33:81

 

Ask AS&T:

              Amateur Discoveries, 31:85

              Apollo Landing Sites, 29:85

              Apophis, 28:87

              Big Bang, 32:81

              Blue Moons, 30:93

              Diffraction Spikes, 27:89

              Digital Camera Focusing, 31:85

              Emission Nebulae Colours, 31:85

              Full Moon Brightness, 28:87

              Green Stars, 27:89

              Lunar Light Pollution, 32:81

              New Year, 29:85

              The Rotating Moon, 31:85

              The Sun's Galactic Orbit, 30:93

              Two Eyes or One, 32:81

Astronomy Online:

              Lunar Roundup, 28:88

              Microsoft's Cosmic Marvel, 31:78

              Realising Virtual-Sky Dreams, 27:90

Astrophotography:

              Focusing Your DSLR on the Sky, 27:80

              Improving Your DSLR Photos, 32:72

              Layer Magic For Your Astrophotos, 30:70

Binocular Highlight:

              A Pearl, 28:50

              Coma Cluster, 29:50

              Dim Epsilon Indi, 32:50

              Heart Cluster, 27:50

              Messier 15 in Pegasus, 31:50

              The Lagoon, 30:50

              Wonderful, 33:50

Books & Beyond:

              AutoStar CCD Photometry (Jeffrey L. Hopkins and Gene A. Lucas), 28:48

              Cosmological Enigmas: Pulsars, Quasars, and other Deep-Space Questions (Mark Kidger), 31:86

              Ice, Rock and Beauty: A Visual Tour of the New Solar System (David Brodie), 33:86

              In The Shadow Of The Moon DVD, 32:80

              James Van Allen: The First Eight Billion Miles (Abigail Foerstner), 30:45

              Jupiter and How to Observe It (John W. McNally), 31:86

              Kaleidoscope Sky (Tim Herd), 28:48

              Observing the Sun (Philip Pugh), 30:45

              Planets, Stars and Galaxies: A Visual Encyclopedia of Our Universe (David A. Aguilar), 29:48

              Science Educators Under the Stars (Gibbs, Berendsen, Storksdieck eds), 28:48

              Space Art (Michael Carroll), 29:48

              Spectroscopy: The Key to the Stars (Keith Robinson), 27:48

              Stargazing with Binoculars (Robin Scagell and David Frydman), 32:80

              The Birth of Stars and Planets (John Bally and Bo Reipurth), 28:48

              The History of Astronomy (Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest), 31:87

              Total Solar Eclipses and How To Observe Them (Martin Mobberley), 33:86

              Understanding Variable Stars (John R. Percy), 27:48

              Women Astronomers: Reaching for the Stars (Mabel Armstrong), 31:87

 

Celestial Calendar:

              A Decade of Naked-Eye Comets, 32:58

              A Full Platter of Comets, 28:66

              A Good Taurid Shower, 33:61

              A Mira in Lyra, 32:61

              A Trio in Virgo, 28:55

              An Abundance of Occultations, 28:68

              An Evening Binocular Comet, 29:64

              Antares in the Evening, 32:58

              Catch Comet Tuttle's Close Passage, 27:74

              Catch Halley's Crumbs, 29:59

              Closing Out The Year, 33:59

              Cold Weather Occultations, 30:61

              Comet Boattini - A Naked-Eye Show?, 30:60

              Crescents in the West, 33:58

              Eunomia graces Gemini, 27:55

              February's Annular Solar Eclipse, 27:56

              Lions and Scorpions, 27:75

              Nunki Time, 29:62

              Pluto's Slow Departure, 30:58

              Quarter Moon Action, 31:62

              Scope Test, 30:59

              Springtime Comets, 31:63

              The Arctic-Asian Solar Eclipse of August 2008, 28:62

              Tiny Players on Jupiter's Stage, 31:56

              Vesta in the Whale's Mouth, 31:61

Club Profile:

              Astronomical Society of Albury Wodonga, 31:76

              Astronomical Society of Victoria, 30:79

              Sutherland Astronomical Society, 32:83

              The Newcastle Astronomical Society, 29:82

              Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group, 33:80

Constellation Profile:

              Orion, Lord of the Sky, 27:62

Deep Sky Delights:

              At Demeter's Feet, 29:66

              Eagle Planetaries, 31:68

              In Chains, 32:66

              Pole Dancing, 33:70

              Sirius Stuff, 27:64

              The Raven's Call, 28:74

              Tough Sagittarius Globulars, 30:64

Discoveries:

              Leon Foucault and The Turning Earth, 27:49

              Parkes and the first Quasar, 30:49

              Seeing and Hearing The Universe, 32:48

              Spots on the Sun's Face, 29:49

              The First Transit Of Venus, 33:49

              The Telescope gets its name, 28:49

Double Star Notes:

              Double Stars in Piscis Austrinus, 31:71

              Double Stars in Phoenix, 32:60

              Gamma Andromedae and some Cetus doubles, 33:73

Exploring The Moon:

              A Colourful Moon?, 32:62

              A Swim in Mare Humorum, 33:62

              Decoding Mare Imbrium, 27:60

              Imbrium's Impact, 29:60

              The Crater Main Sequence, 30:62

              The Rings of Imbrium, 28:60

              Unseen Seas, 31:64

Features:

              A Bump in the Night, 30:26

              A Martian Wonderland, 32:24

              Above the Clouds: Observing with the Keck Telescope, 33:42

              Alien Earths from A to Z, 28:30

              Building Planets in Disks of Chaos, 33:36

              Challenging Times for NASA, 32:28

              Cosmic Superparticle Mystery: Solved?, 29:22

              Countdown 2 Landing, 32:25

              Gaia's Mission to the Milky Way, 29:34

              Galactic Cannibals, 29:38

              Gearheads in Paradise, 31:40

              Hipparcos' Star Distances Get Better, 28:36

              How to Hunt for Supernova Fossils in the Milky Way, 30:40

              Hubble Vision, 27:30

              Hubble's Last Service, 30:22

              In Search of Aboriginal Astronomy, 28:20

              Mira's Marvellous Tail, 27:72

              Mirror, Mirror, 27:26

              NASA's New Gamma-Ray Trailblazer, 30:35

              Next Light: Tomorrow's Monster Telescopes, 29:24

              Parched Planet, 30:30

              Planetary Peculiarities, 31:28

              Polar Prospector, 31:24

              Polestars of the Future: A Journey in a Celestial Time Machine, 29:72

              Reunion with Mercury, 29:30

              Solving a Halloween Mystery, 32:34

              Stromlo Reborn, 28:38

              The Astounding Comet Holmes, 28:26

              The Big Bang Machine, 33:26

              The Coming Giant Sky Patrols, 32:42

              The Exoplanet and the Amateurs, 28:34

              The Great Mars Chase of 1907, 27:35

              Top 10 Space Science Moments in 2007, 27:20

              Tuning In to the Universe, 31:34

              X-Rays Mark the Spot: A Newborn Supernova, 33:30

 

Focal Point:

              Bastions of Science, 29:98

              Confessions of an Eclipse Chaser, 32:98

              Red Planet Resolve, 31:98

              Science or Spacemen?, 30:98

              Teenage Girl Beats Hubble!, 33:98

              The day the Universe changed, 28:96

              Two Journeys Back in Time, 27:97

For Beginners:

              Mastering Your Finderscope, 28:78

Insight:

              Saturn, 32:40

              The Sun, 31:32

Mission Update:

              Akari, 30:18

              Chandrayaan 1, 28:17

              Chang'e 1, 28:17

              Dawn, 27:16

              GLAST, 28:17, 31:18

              GRAIL, 29:18

              Hinode, 31:18

              International Space Station, 29:18, 30:18

              International X-ray Observatory, 33:18

              Interstellar Boundary Explorer, 31:18

              Kaguya, 27:16

              Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, 33:18

              Messenger, 32:19

              NuSTAR, 27:16

              Rosetta, 32:19

              Tan Ce 1, 28:17

              TRACE, 31:18

              Ulysses, 30:18

              Voyager 2, 29:18

             

New Product Spotlight:

              AO-8 (Santa Barbara Instrument Group), 27:47

              Boltwood Portable Cloud Sensor (Diffraction Limited), 27:47

              Clear-View Portable Observatory Tent (Smart Astronomy), 29:43

              Deep Sky Imager III (Meade Instruments), 29:43

              Narrowband Imaging Filters (Astrodon), 33:18

              Narrowband Imaging Filters (Baader Planetarium), 28:47

              Premium 102mm F/7 ED Refractor (Orion Telescopes & Binoculars), 28:47

              SQM-L Sky Quality Meter (Unihedron), 31:19

              Starshoot AutoGuider (Orion Telescopes & Binoculars), 29:43

              StarShoot Deep Space Colour Imager II (Orion Telescopes & Binoculars), 28:47

              StarShoot Pro Deep Space CCD Colour Imaging Camera (Orion Telescopes & Binoculars), 32:19

              TeleTrack (Orion Telescopes & Binoculars), 27:47

              TheSkyX Student Edition (Software Bisque), 31:19

              Universal Paracorr (Tele Vue), 31:19

             

News Notes:

              A 5th Planet for 55 Cancri, 27:10

              A Double Einstein Ring, 29:16

              A Galaxy's Dead Zone, 33:16

              A Naked-Eye Gamma-Ray Burst, 30:14

              A Raft of New Planets in Silhouette, 30:14

              A Really Fast Star from Far, Far Away, 29:16

              A Rich Protoplanetary Soup, 30:14

              A Stardust-Free Comet, 29:16

              A Starry Chemical Imbalance, 27:12

              A Tiny Whiff of Moon Water, 30:16

              A Universe full of Monsters, 27:11

              An Ingenious, Super-Good Cepheid Distance, 29:15

              Anticipating Epsilon Aurigae, 31:15

              Australia Seeds Space!, 32:15

              Big Plans for Hubble, 29:15

              Brown Dwarfs Weigh In Too, 32:16

              Cassini: Another 2 Years at Saturn, 30:15

              Caught! Avalanches on Mars, 29:14

              Comet Hale-Bopp Lives On, 30:16

              Could WR 104 Threaten Earth?, 28:13

              Dark Energy's Early Fingerprints, 33:16

              Dust in a Hot Jupiter, 28:16

              Eta Carinae Prepares for X-ray Crash, 33:16

              Europa's Bitter Sea, 28:16

              Few Jupiters, Lots of Earths?, 32:18

              Finger on the Milky Way, 29:15

              Four Years On Mars, 28:13

              Gallery of Colliding Galaxies, 31:16

              Genesis: Earth is Weird, 30:16

              GLAST Begins Work, Gets New Name, 33:16

              How Little Asteroids Go Double, 32:18

              Is Dark Energy a Mirage?, 28:13

              Jupiter's Three Red Spots, 31:16

              Lightning on Venus, 28:16

              Looking Down the Throat of a Black-Hole Jet, 31:14

              Make Way for Makemake, 32:14

              Mars' Ancient Water Works, 32:16

              Measuring Neutron Stars Precisely, 27:14

              Milky Way's Central Monster Weighed Anew, 33:14

              Monster Black Holes Soon to Merge, 29:16

              Moon Transits Earth, 33:15

              More Keck time for Australian astronomers, 30:15

              Mystery Pulse, 27:14

              Neptune's "Warm" Pole, 27:12

              New Galaxy Cluster simulations leave Astronomers hot and bothered, 29:14

              Our Sun's Closest Twin, 28:14

              Phobos Up Close, 32:15

              Pioneer Anomaly Solved?, 31:16

              Plutoids?, 31:16

              Rings Around a Saturn Moon?, 30:16

              Rosetta's Diamond in the Sky, 33:14

              Saturn's Flying Saucer Moons, 28:14

              Site Picked for Giant Magellan Telescope, 27:14

              Skylights into Martian Caves, 27:14

              SOHO Comets: 1,500 and Counting, 32:15

              Supernova Caught in the Act, 31:15

              The Milky Way Remapped, 31:15

              The Most Massive Star Yet?, 32:16

              The Most Recent Milky Way Supernova, 31:16

              The Orion Nebula, Exactly, 28:14

              The Record Stellar-Mass Black Hole, 28:16

              The Secret Companion of Regulus, 32:18

              The Sun Shakes the Earth, 27:12

              Titan's Free-Floating Crust, 30:16

              Titan's Frigid Shores, 27:12

              Titan's Lakes Nailed at Last, 33:15

              What Is Inside Enceladus?, 30:16

              When Galaxies Collide, 28:12

              Why Mars Is Two-Faced, 32:18

              Zooming in on Enceladus' Cracks, 33:15

Skyscape

              A Historic Descent, 31:22

              Short-Lived Sunspot, 33:22

Spotlight On

              A Crowning Glory, 27:18

              A Scribble in the Sky, 29:20

              Invisible Ink and Centaurus A, 32:22

              Majestic M74, 28:18

              So Where's the Chicken?, 31:20

              The Carina Nebula, 30:20

Star Trails:

              The Accidental Comet, 28:82

Suburban Star Hop:

              A Tale of Two Globulars, 32:64

              Snowball Sighting, 33:64

Sun, Moon, and Planets:

              An Evening Star Delight, 32:54

              An Eye-Catching Venus-Jupiter Gathering, 27:53

              Evening Planetary Gatherings, 30:54

              Mercury and Venus shine at dawn, 28:53

              Regulus meets Saturn and the Moon, 29:54

              Satellites Of Jupiter, 28:56, 29:56, 30:56, 31:59, 32:56, 33:56

              Satellites Of Saturn, 27:58, 28:57, 29:57

              September's Spectacular Planetary Trio, 31:54

              Venus Meets Jupiter, 33:54

Targets:

              Foxfire Nights, 32:69

              Leo's 11th Hour, 29:69

              Scuttling Around the Scorpion, 30:67

              The Giant's Shield, 27:68

              The Graceful Swan, 31:66

              The Winged Horse, 33:66

              Wonders of the Crab and the Lion, 28:70

Telescope Workshop:

              A Great Big Yolo, 32:82

              Baffle Your Scope's Focuser, 33:74

              Colldown Confusion, 28:77

              Highe's Telescope Odyssey, 29:81

              Milsom's Terrific Travelscope, 31:80

              Taming a Monster Scope, 30:74

              The Easy-Go-Round Bino Mount, 27:77

Test Reports:

              6-inch (15-cm) StarBlast telescope (Orion Telescopes & Binoculars), 31:82

              12-inch Dobsonian (Sky-Watcher), 30:46

              13-mm Ethos eyepiece (Tele Vue), 27:42

              20-inch (51-cm) Truss-Dobsonian (SDM Telescopes), 29:46

              D300 Digital SLR (Nikon), 32:79          

              iOptron Cube Go To Alt-azimuth Mount, 28:44

              mySKY (Meade Instruments), 29:44

              NexStar 6 SE Schmidt-Cassegrain (Celestron), 27:40

              Seeker (Software Bisque), 27:44

              StarShoot Autoguider (Orion Telescopes & Binoculars), 33:82

              Voyager 4 (Carina Software), 32:76

The Astronomy Scene:

              Messier Star Party 2008, 30:76

              NACAA 2008, 31:72

              On the Beach in Siberia!, 33:76

              Scouting Hubble's Skies, 27:84

              South Pacific Star Party 2008, 30:80

              Sydney Observatory Celebrates 150 years, 29:76

              The 2008 CWAS AstroFest: Looking to the Future, 32:88

              The Astros 2008, 30:83

Tonight's Sky:

              A Glittering Summer Show, 27:52

              Autumn's Milky Way, 28:52

              Centaurus Delights, 29:52

              Galaxy Season, 33:52

              Globulars On The Meridian, 32:50

              South of Scorpius, 30:52

              Spring's Milky Way, 31:52

Observing Topics

Bright Nebulae:

               NGC 6888, 31:66

Comets:

               6P/d'Arrest, 30:60, 31:63, 32:58, 33:59

               8P/Tuttle, 27:74, 28:66

               17P/Holmes, 28:26

               29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1, 27:64

               46P/Wirtanen, 27:74, 28:66

               85P/Boethin, 33:59

               C/2006 Q1 (McNaught), 27:74, 28:66, 29:64

               C/2006 S5 (Hill), 27:64

               C/2007 F1 (Loneos), 27:64

               C/2007 G1 (LINEAR), 30:60

               C/2007 N3 (Lulin), 30:60, 31:63, 32:58, 33:59

               C/2007 T1 (McNaught), 28:66

               C/2007 W1 (Boattini), 28:66, 29:64, 30:60, 31:63, 32:58

               C/2008 A1 (McNaught), 29:64, 30:60, 31:63, 32:58, 33:59

Dark Nebulae:

               Barnard 40, 30:67

               Barnard 41, 30:67

               LDN 810, 32:69

Double Stars:

               66 Cet, 33:73

               82 Cet, 33:73

               Alpha Vul, 32:69

               Beta Phe, 32:60

               Beta PsA, 31:71

               COO 264, 32:60

               Delta PsA, 31:71

               DUN 241, 31:71

               Eta PsA, 31:71

               H VI 119, 31:71

               h886, 32:69

               h975, 33:64

               HJ 3430, 32:60

               HJ 5371, 31:71

               HJ 5437, 32:60

               HWE 60, 31:71

               Gamma And, 33:73

               Gamma Cet, 33:73

               Gamma PsA, 31:71

               Iota PsA, 31:71

               MLO 1, 32:60

               Nu Cet, 33:73

               STF 186, 33:73

               Theta Phe, 32:60

               Theta PsA, 31:71

               Xi Phe, 32:60

               Zeta Phe, 32:60

Emission Nebulae:

               M8 (the Lagoon Nebula), 30:50

Galaxies:

               APMBGC 406-069+100, 32:66

               Burbidge's Chain, 33:70

               ESO 406-36, 32:66

               IC 1459, 32:66

               IC 5264, 32:66

               IC 5269, 32:66

               IC 5269A, 32:66

               IC 5269B, 32:66

               IC 5269C, 32:66

               IC 5270, 32:66

               IC 5273, 32:66

               M65, 28:70

               M66, 28:70

               M104, 28:70

               NGC 247, 33:70

               NGC 210, 33:70

               NGC 253, 33:70

               NGC 255, 33:70

               NGC 1682, 27:68

               NGC 1684, 27:68

               NGC 3501, 29:69

               NGC 3507, 29:69

               NGC 3599, 29:69

               NGC 3605, 29:69

               NGC 3607, 29:69

               NGC 3608, 29:69

               NGC 3626, 29:69

               NGC 3628, 28:70

               NGC 3655, 29:69

               NGC 3681, 29:69

               NGC 3684, 29:69

               NGC 3686, 29:69

               NGC 3691, 29:69

               NGC 3981, 28:74

               NGC 4027, 28:74

               NGC 4027A, 28:74

               NGC 4038-39, 28:74

               NGC 6740, 29:66

               NGC 5746, 29:66

               NGC 5806, 29:66

               NGC 5811, 29:66

               NGC 5813, 29:66

               NGC 5814, 29:66

               NGC 5838, 29:66

               NGC 5839, 29:66

               NGC 5845, 29:66

               NGC 5846, 29:66

               NGC 5846A, 29:66

               NGC 5848, 29:66

               NGC 5850, 29:66

               NGC 5854, 29:66

               NGC 7320, 33:66

               NGC 7331, 33:66

               NGC 7332, 33:66

               NGC 7339, 33:66

               NGC 7418, 32:66

               NGC 7418A, 32:66

               NGC 7421, 32:66

Globular Clusters:

               AL-3, 30:64

               Arp GC2, 30:64

               Djorgovski 2, 30:64

               M2, 32:64

               M4, 30:67

               M5, 29:66

               M15, 31:50, 32:64, 33:66

               M68, 28:74

               M80, 30:67

               NGC 288, 33:70

               NGC 6144, 30:67

               NGC 6540, 30:65

               NGC 6749, 31:68

               Palomar 5, 29:66

               Palomar 8, 30:64

               Terzan 7, 30:64

               Terzan 8, 30:64

Minor Planets:

               Astraea, 28:55

               Daphne, 28:55

               Eunomia, 27:55

               Iris, 28:55

               Vesta, 31:61

Moon:

               Aristillus, 27:60

               Aristarchus Plateau, 32:62

               Bode Rilles, 32:62

               Fra Mauro Formation, 29:60

               Gassendi, 33:62

               Gylden Valley, 29:60

               Helicon, 27:60

               Hercules, 31:64

               Hippalus, 33:62

               Imbrium, 27:60, 28:60

               Lalande A, 30:62

               Lambert, 27:60

               Lambert R, 27:60

               Langrenus, 30:62

               Le Verrier, 27:60

               Mersenius, 33:62

               Orientale, 28:60

               Schickard, 31:64

               Sulpicius Gallus, 32:62

               Taruntius, 31:64

               Triesnecker, 30:62

               W. Bond, 29:60

               Wargentin, 31:64

Open Clusters:

               Blanco 1, 33:70

               IC4996, 31:66

               M44 (Beehive Cluster), 28:70

               M46, 27:64

               M47 (NGC 2422), 27:64

               M50 (NGC 2323), 27:50

               M67, 28:70

               Melotte 111, 29:50

               NGC 1662, 27:68

               NGC 1663, 27:68

               NGC 2414, 27:64

               NGC 2423, 27:54

               NGC 3766, 28:50

               NGC 6793, 32:69

               NGC 6800, 32:69

               NGC 6802, 32:69

               NGC 6819, 31:66

               P Cygni Cluster, 31:66

              Stock Cluster, 32:69

Planetary Nebulae:

               Abell 35, 28:74

               Abell 55, 31:68

               Abell 70, 31:68

               Jonckheere 320, 27:68

               M27, 31:68

               NGC 246, 33:70

               NGC 2438, 27:64

               NGC 2440, 27:64

               NGC 4361, 28:74

               NGC 6781, 31:68

               NGC 6803, 31:68

               NGC 6804, 31:68

               NGC 6891, 31:68

               NGC 6886, 31:68

               NGC 6905, 31:68

               NGC 7094, 33:66

               NGC 7662, 33:64

               Pease 1, 33:66

               Sa 2-15, 27:64

               Sharpless 2-71, 31:68

Quasar:

               B1224-1116, 28:74

Reflection Nebulae:

               IC 4592, 30:67

               IC 4601, 30:67

               NGC 1788, 27:68

Stars:

               Algieba, 28:70

               Beta422 Aa, 31:66

               Delta Scorpii, 30:67

               Epsilon Indi, 32:50

               Iota Cancri, 28:70

               Lacaille 9352, 32:66

               Mira (Omicron Ceti), 27:72

               Nu Scorpii, 30:67

               Omega Scorpii, 30:67

               P Cygni, 31:66

               Sh 225, 30:67

               Sh 226, 30:67

               Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris), 27:64

               Tegmine, 28:70

               W Lyrae, 32:61

Variable Stars:

               Mira (Omicron Ceti), 33:50