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 Australian Sky & Telescope Index - 2009

Issues

34: January 2009

35: February/March 2009

36: April 2009

37: May/June 2009

38: July 2009

39: August/September 2009

40: October 2009

41: November/December 2009

Authors

Aguirre, Edwin L.: Observatory Fever, 34:86

Anderson, Peter: Cloudy Totality, 41:73

Ashford, Adrian R.: Return of the 5-inch Celestron, 34:88

Baird-Chleborad, Dawn: A Changing Point of View, 38:98

Barnes, Jason: Titan - Earth in Deep Freeze, 34:28

Beatty, Kelly: Ask AS&T, 36:93

              In Defense of the Stars, 38:87

              Jupiter Takes A Hit, 41:28

Bell, Jim: Uncovering Mars' Secret Past, 39:42

Berger, Edo: Smashing the Distance Record, 40:34

Boudreau, John: Imaging Elusive Mercury, 41:76

Bryant, Greg: A Blue World called Neptune, 39:32

              A Bullish Feast, 34:52

              A Southern Opposition of Pallas, 34:58

              A Trio of Planets in the Dawn Sky, 40:54

              An Early May Meteor Shower, 37:59

              Astronomy's Discovery Machine, 37:30

              Australia's New SkyMapper, 39:24

              Catch Juno in Binoculars, 39:59

              Catch Mira at its Brightest, 41:59

              Ceres Reaches Opposition, 35:57

              Clustered Along the Milky Way, 36:52

              Cosmic Collisions, 40:8

              Explore the Universe, 41:10

              Feeling The Heat, 36:28

              Forty Years On, 38:8

              Happy IYA, 34:10

              Hopping Around the Hare, 35:52

              Hubble's Legacy, 37:10

              Insight, 34:26, 35:24, 36:24, 37:22, 38:20, 40:24

              Joint Missions to Mars, 35:10

              Jupiter and Neptune pair up again, 41:54

              Messenger's Return to Mercury, 34:18

              Messier Bearer, 39:52

              Missing In Action, 36:10

              Near and Far, 41:52

              One Giant Leap, 38:30

              One Last Hurrah for the Leonids?, 41:58

              Oppositions and Conjunctions, 39:54

              Planets Throughout the Night, 35:54

              Saturn's Evening Show, 36:54

              Space Station Upgrade, 35:26

              Stellar Conjunctions, 38:54

              Summer's Evenstar, 34:54

              The Hour of Aquarius, 40:52

              The Mystery of V838 Monocerotis, 40:26

              Top 10 Stories of 2008, 34:40

              Venus and Mars gather at dawn, 37:54

              You too can do Science, 39:8

              Winter's Bright Stars, 38:52

Buckley, Tony and MacDonald, Lachlan: The Deepest South Texas Star Safari, 40:76

Carlisle, Camille M.: The Race To Find Alien Earths, 35:30

Cesarsky, Catherine; Russo, Pedro; and Christensen, Lars Lindberg: The Year to Celebrate Astronomy, 34:36

Chandler, David: Border Stargaze 2008, 34:78

Cokinos, Christopher: Prized Lunar Mystique, 35:98

Comolli, Lorenzo and Gambaro, Alessandro: Moving Pictures, 40:72

Dalrymple, Les: A Celestial Coathanger, 39:50

              Argo's Starry Sail, 35:64

              Aristotle's Cluster, 34:50

              Centaurus A and friends, 37:64

              Daughters of Atlas, 41:50

              Doubly Deceptive, 37:50

              Hide and Seek, 36:64

              In time for Christmas, 41:64

              Light & Shade, 39:72

              Live Fast, Die Young..., 40:64

              M33 - The Triangulum Galaxy, 40:50

              Mature M67, 36:50

              Messier's Sagittarius Globulars, 38:64

              Much ado about the Horsehead, 34:71

              NGC 3603's Extreme Stars, 35:22

              The Butterfly, 38:50

              Twins within the Twins, 35:50

Deans, Paul: Star Light, Star Bright, 35:89

di Cicco, Dennis and Walker, Sean: Imaging the Orion-Eridanus Superbubble, 37:72

Drummond, John: Gisborne Astronomical Society, 34:80

Ellyard, David: Around the Neighbourhood, 38:24

              Charting the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, 40:22

              How Far to the Stars?, 34:48

              Making the Elements, 36:20

              The Darkening of the Sun, 35:49

              The first of the "Island Universes", 41:24

              The Murchison Meteorite, 39:26

Espenak, Fred and Anderson, Jay: The Great Total Eclipse of 2009, 34:44

Fienberg, Richard Tresch: The CCDelightful QSI 540wsg, 40:84

Finch, Maggie; Gilchrist, Stephen; and Holland, Allison: Portrayals of our Universe, 38:82

Flanders, Tony: Ask AS&T, 34:93, 38:93

              Gazing at Stars, 36:83

              Living with Light Pollution, 36:70

Fox, Derek, and Racusin, Judith: The Brightest Burst, 35:42

French, Sue: Arion's Dolphin, 40:68

              Cruising Down the River, 34:74

              Dog-and-Pony Show, 35:68

              Square Dancing, 41:68

              The 12 Labours of Hercules, 39:76

              The Galactic Dark Horse, 38:68

              The Lion's Lair, 36:68

              V Is for Virgo, 37:68

Frybarger, Duane: Street-level Stargazing, 37:98

Gallagher, Kevin: Port Macquarie Astronomical Association, 35:80

Garfinkle, Robert A.: Martian Chronicle, 35:89

              Of Form and Function, 34:86

              Stressing the Fundamentals, 38:87

              The Herschel Legacy, 37:83

Gay, Pamela: The Road to the Space Telescope, 37:83

Goldman, Stuart J.: Ask AS&T, 38:93

              Briefly Noted, 34:87

              Delving into Hubble's Hoard, 35:75

              Excuse Me While I Touch the Sky, 39:79

              Gallery Hopping, 34:84

Gould, Ross: A Crown of Stars, 39:75

              Bright Doubles in Scorpius, 38:67

              Caught in the Net, 41:67

              Delta Velorum and some Neighbours, 36:67

              From the Centaur's Treasures, 37:67

              Gems from the Stream, 40:67

              Sirius and some Canis Major doubles, 35:67

              Some Doubles in Orion, 34:77

Grifantini, Kristina: Solar Impact, 37:44

Grinspoon, David: Living Dangerously, 36:18

              Mars: Feel the Vibe, 37:20

              Monkeying with the World, 38:22

              My God, It's Full of Moonlets!, 40:20

              The Earth-Size World Next Door, 39:22

              Through the Glass, Darkly?, 35:18

              To Explore the Same Old New Worlds, 41:22

Heafner, Joe: TheSkyX Student Edition, 39:86

Herald, Dave: Capturing 2009 DD45 On Video, 38:72

Hewitt-White, Ken: A Chariot Full of Clusters, 35:62

              Aries and Beyond, 34:64

              Binaries in Your Bootes, 37:62

              Cluster Near, Cluster Far, 36:62

              Lyra's Dandy Doughnut, 40:62

              Star Cluster Wars, 38:62

              The Celestial Swan, 39:70

              The Great Orion Nebula, 34:66

Horne, Johnny: Powerful Performer - Orion's StarShoot Pro, 36:84

Hoskin, Michael: Astronomy's Matriarch, 37:78

Hulbert, Melissa: A Miracle of Astronomical Proportions, 41:72

Impey, Chris: The New Habitable Zones, 41:36

Irion, Robert: Cracks in the Ice, 36:83

Janes, Kenneth: The Perseus Double Cluster, 41:26

Johnston, Ray: Happy Birthday Telescope, 35:76

Jones, Ed: A Folded Maksutov-Herschelian, 40:80

Kaler, James B.: Through Taurus to the Anticentre, 35:70

Kennedy, Edward: Townsville Astronomy Group, 36:80

Kerr, Steve: A Venusian Occultation, 37:57

              Antares' Last Stand, 35:58

              Observing under a Full Moon, 38:58

              Setting a Course for Kaus Borealis, 36:58

              The Full Moon and the Seven Sisters, 41:58

              The Northern End of the Bow from Down South, 34:60

              Tropical Pleiades, 39:66

Kipping, David: Searching for Exoplanet Moons, 39:28

Lakdawalla, Emily: Ice Worlds of the Ringed Planet, 38:42

MacRobert, Alan: Ask AS&T, 35:93, 36:93, 37:93, 40:87

              Image-Stabilise Your Binoculars, 39:84

              Moons in Each Others' Way, 39:58

              The Mimas Challenge, 36:57

              The Toughening Pluto Challenge, 38:57

Maran, Stephen P. and Marschall, Laurence A.: The Moon, the Telescope, and the Birth of the Modern World, 36:38

Mason, Todd and Robin: Palomar's Big Eye, 35:36

Mateo, Mario: A Galaxy's Evolution, 34:22

McDowell, Jonathan: Mission Update, 34:16, 35:16, 36:14, 37:16, 38:14, 39:16, 40:16, 41:18

McNaught, Rob: Observing Asteroids - Video Makes An Impact, 38:72

Molnar, Michael R.: Misinterpreting the Magi, 34:98

Moore, Caroline: How I Found a Supernova, 41:98

Mortfield, Paul: Data Mining for Astro-Gold, 36:76

Naeye, Robert: Ask AS&T, 34:93

              Exoplanets Imaged At Last, 36:34

Panek, Richard: Going Over the Dark Side, 36:44

Quirk, Steve: Video Astrometry, 38:72

Redfern, Greg: Lunar Fireworks, 38:36

Ryder, Stuart and Mattila, Seppo: The Hunt For Missing Supernovae, 37:24

Sarkissian, John: Parkes and Apollo 11, 38:32

Savin, Daniel Wolf; McCall, Benjamin J.; and Kirby, Kate: Cosmic Code Breakers, 39:36

Schaefer, Bradley: U Scorpii About to Go Nova?, 40:58

Schilling, Govert: The Mystery of the Million-Mass Cloud, 38:26

Schroeder, Paul: In Defense of the Cheap Scope, 40:98

Seargent, David: A Full Hand of Comets, 37:58

              An Autumn Trio of Comets, 36:59

              Comet Howell reaches perihelion, 40:59

              Comet Lulin Brightens, 34:60

              Comet Lulin's Naked-Eye Show, 35:58

              Comets at Year's End, 41:59

              Surprising Comets in Winter, 39:67

              The Unusual Comet Christensen, 38:58

Semeniuk, Ivan: Ice Age Impact, 40:38

Seronik, Gary: A Slippery Slope, 37:75

              A Smart 12-inch Dob, 41:82

              A Travelscope Challenge, 38:71

              Bigger, Faster, Better?, 39:83

              Double-Barelled Observing, 35:86

              Making A Good Dob Better, 40:83

              Meet the Chief, 35:84

              Pushing Glass, 36:82

              The Hollimon Secondary, 34:85

              The Moon's North Pole, 38:28

Shuster, Joe: Talking with Civilians, 36:98

Simmons, Mike: A Worldwide Astronomy Marathon, 36:26

Sinnott, Roger W.: Ask AS&T, 34:93, 36:93, 38:93

Stencel, Robert E.: The Very Long Mystery of Epsilon Aurigae, 39:60

Tan, Thiam-Guan: Searching for Supernovae on a Shoestring, 39:80

Tingley, Brandon: The 1st Earth-Size Exoplanet, 37:26

Tytell, David: The Thrill of Discovery, 34:87

van Helden, Albert: Who Invented the Telescope?, 41:44

Walker, Sean: A 12-inch Star Cruiser, 38:84

              A Dance of Light and Shadow, 36:22

              Ask AS&T, 35:93

              FLI's MicroLine ML8300: High Resolution for Small Scopes, 37:84

              Great Imaging Tools for Eclipse Chasers, 38:76

Wolfe, Robert: Who Will Be Next on the Moon?, 39:98

Wood, Charles A.: Breaking Ground, 41:60

              Filling Up Copernicus, 37:60

              Naming Names, 40:60

              Revelations in a Shallow Sea, 35:60

              Tempting Tranquillity, 38:60

              The Ends of the Moon, 39:68

              The Ghosts of Mare Nubium, 36:60

              The Moon's Far Side: Nearly a New World, 40:44

              What the Astronauts Saw, 34:62

Wyatt, Chris: University of New England and Northern Tablelands Astronomical Society, 37:76

Zimmerman, Robert: Cosmic Cataclysms, 37:36

              What's Wrong With Our Sun?, 40:30

Departments

Activities:

              100 Hours of Astronomy, 38:81

              Border Stargaze, 39:93

              CSIRO ATNF 2009 Teacher Workshops, 36:81

              David Malin Awards, 35:81, 41:71

              Galilean Nights, 40:79

              National Gallery of Victoria, 37:77

              National Science Week, 39:93

              Queenland Astrofest, 39:93

              She Is An Astronomer, 38:81

              Star Party Downunder, 34:81

              South Pacific Star Party, 39:93

              Sydney Observatory, 35:81

              Wes Taylor, 34:81

Amateur Telescope Making:

              A Folded Maksutov-Herschelian, 40:80

              Image-Stabilise Your Binoculars, 39:84

Ask AS&T:

              Constellation Changes, 37:93

              Distant Extrasolar Planets, 34:93

              DSLR Camera for Astronomy, 35:93

              Earth's Location, 38:93

              Globular Cluster Dynamics, 35:93

              Multiple Stars, 40:87

              Naked-Eye Star Counts, 34:93

              Naked-Eye Temperature Extremes, 37:93

              Night Colours, 38:93

              Observing Pluto, 36:93

              Precession, 38:93

              Space Debris, 36:93

              Stellar Positions, 34:93

              Stock Clusters, 36:93

              Types of Photons, 35:93

Astronomy Online:

              Delving into Hubble's Hoard, 35:75

              Excuse Me While I Touch the Sky, 39:79

              Gallery Hopping, 34:84

Astrophotography:

              Data Mining for Astro-Gold, 36:76

              Great Imaging Tools for Eclipse Chasers, 38:76

              Imaging Elusive Mercury, 41:76

              Imaging the Orion-Eridanus Superbubble, 37:72

              Moving Pictures, 40:72

Binocular Highlight:

              A Celestial Coathanger, 39:50

              Aristotle's Cluster, 34:50

              Daughters of Atlas, 41:50

              Doubly Deceptive, 37:50

              M33 - The Triangulum Galaxy, 40:50

              Mature M67, 36:50

              The Butterfly, 38:50

              Twins within the Twins, 35:50

Books & Beyond:

              A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet (Andrew Chaikin), 35:89

              Hubble: Imaging Space and Time (David DeVorkin and Robert W. Smith), 34:87

              Let There Be Night: Testimony on Behalf of the Dark (Paul Bogard), 38:87

              Setting Up a Small Observatory: From Concept to Construction (David Arditti), 34:86

              Stargazing Basics: Getting Started in Recreational Astronomy (Paul E. Kinzer), 38:87

              Stephen James O'Meara's Observing the Night Sky with Binoculars: A Simple Guide to the Heavens (Stephen James O'Meara), 36:83

              The Brightest Stars (Fred Schaaf), 35:89

              The de Vaucouleurs Atlas of Galaxies (Ronald J. Buta, Harold G. Corwin Jr., and Stephen C. Odewahn), 34:86

              The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionised Our Understanding of the Cosmos (Michael D. Lemonick), 37:83

              The Sun and the Moon (Matthew Goodman), 34:87

              The Universe in a Mirror (Robert Zimmerman), 37:83

              Titan Unveiled: Saturn's Mysterious Moon Explored (Ralph Lorenz and Jacqueline Mitton), 34:87

              Unmasking Europa (Richard Greenberg), 36:83

Celestial Calendar:

              A Full Hand of Comets, 37:58

              A Southern Opposition of Pallas, 34:58

              A Venusian Occultation, 37:57

              An Autumn Trio of Comets, 36:59

              An Early May Meteor Shower, 37:59

              Antares' Last Stand, 35:58

              Australia Day Annular Eclipse, 34:58

              Catch Juno in Binoculars, 39:59

              Catch Mira at its Brightest, 41:59

              Ceres Reaches Opposition, 35:57

              Comet Howell reaches perihelion, 40:59

              Comet Lulin Brightens, 34:60

              Comet Lulin's Naked-Eye Show, 35:58

              Comets at Year's End, 41:59

              Moons in Each Others' Way, 39:58

              Observing under a Full Moon, 38:58

              One Last Hurrah for the Leonids?, 41:58

              Setting a Course for Kaus Borealis, 36:58

              Surprising Comets in Winter, 39:67

              The Full Moon and the Seven Sisters, 41:58

              The Mimas Challenge, 36:57

              The Northern End of the Bow from Down South, 34:60

              The Toughening Pluto Challenge, 38:57

              The Unusual Comet Christensen, 38:58

              Tropical Pleiades, 39:66

              U Scorpii About to Go Nova?, 40:58

Club Profile:

              Gisborne Astronomical Society, 34:80

              Port Macquarie Astronomical Association, 35:80

              Townsville Astronomy Group, 36:80

              University of New England and Northern Tablelands Astronomical Society, 37:76

Cosmic Relief:

              Living Dangerously, 36:18

              Mars: Feel the Vibe, 37:20

              Monkeying with the World, 38:22

              My God, It's Full of Moonlets!, 40:20

              The Earth-Size World Next Door, 39:22

              Through the Glass, Darkly?, 35:18

              To Explore the Same Old New Worlds, 41:22

Deep Sky Delights:

              Argo's Starry Sail, 35:64

              Centaurus A and friends, 37:64

              Hide and Seek, 36:64

              In time for Christmas, 41:64

              Light & Shade, 39:72

              Live Fast, Die Young..., 40:64

              Messier's Sagittarius Globulars, 38:64

              Much ado about the Horsehead, 34:71

Discoveries:

              Around the Neighbourhood, 38:24

              Charting the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, 40:22

              How Far to the Stars?, 34:48

              Making the Elements, 36:20

              The Darkening of the Sun, 35:49

              The first of the "Island Universes", 41:24

              The Murchison Meteorite, 39:26

Double Star Notes:

              A Crown of Stars, 39:75

              Bright Doubles in Scorpius, 38:67

              Caught in the Net, 41:67

              Delta Velorum and some Neighbours, 36:67

              From the Centaur's Treasures, 37:67

              Gems from the Stream, 40:67

              Sirius and some Canis Major doubles, 35:67

              Some Doubles in Orion, 34:77

Exploring The Moon:

              Breaking Ground, 41:60

              Filling Up Copernicus, 37:60

              Naming Names, 40:60

              Revelations in a Shallow Sea, 35:60

              Tempting Tranquillity, 38:60

              The Ends of the Moon, 39:68

              The Ghosts of Mare Nubium, 36:60

              What the Astronauts Saw, 34:62

Features:

              A Blue World called Neptune, 39:32

              A Worldwide Astronomy Marathon, 36:26

              Astronomy's Discovery Machine, 37:30

              Australia's New SkyMapper, 39:24

              Cosmic Cataclysms, 37:36

              Cosmic Code Breakers, 39:36

              Exoplanets Imaged At Last, 36:34

              Feeling The Heat, 36:28

              Going Over the Dark Side, 36:44

              Ice Age Impact, 40:38

              Ice Worlds of the Ringed Planet, 38:42

              Jupiter Takes A Hit, 41:28

              Lunar Fireworks, 38:36

              Messenger's Return to Mercury, 34:18

              One Giant Leap, 38:30

              Palomar's Big Eye, 35:36

              Parkes and Apollo 11, 38:32

              Searching for Exoplanet Moons, 39:28

              Smashing the Distance Record, 40:34

              Solar Impact, 37:44

              Space Station Upgrade, 35:26

              The 1st Earth-Size Exoplanet, 37:26

              The Brightest Burst, 35:42

              The Great Orion Nebula, 34:66

              The Great Total Eclipse of 2009, 34:44

              The Hunt For Missing Supernovae, 37:24

              The Moon, the Telescope, and the Birth of the Modern World, 36:38

              The Moon's Far Side: Nearly a New World, 40:44

              The Mystery of the Million-Mass Cloud, 38:26

              The Mystery of V838 Monocerotis, 40:26

              The New Habitable Zones, 41:36

              The Race To Find Alien Earths, 35:30

              The Very Long Mystery of Epsilon Aurigae, 39:60

              The Year to Celebrate Astronomy, 34:36

              Titan - Earth in Deep Freeze, 34:28

              Top 10 Stories of 2008, 34:40

              Uncovering Mars' Secret Past, 39:42

              What's Wrong With Our Sun?, 40:30

              Who Invented the Telescope?, 41:44

Focal Point:

              A Changing Point of View, 38:98

              How I Found a Supernova, 41:98

              In Defense of the Cheap Scope, 40:98

              Misinterpreting the Magi, 34:98

              Prized Lunar Mystique, 35:98

              Street-level Stargazing, 37:98

              Talking with Civilians, 36:98

              Who Will Be Next on the Moon?, 39:98

Insight:

              Europa, 37:22

              Globular Clusters, 40:24

              Helix Nebula, 38:20

              Hubble's Ultra Deep Field, 35:24

              Orion spacecraft, 34:26

              Venus, 36:24

Mission Update:

              Chandra, 39:16

              Chandrayaan-1, 35:16

              Chang'e 1, 38:14

              Dawn, 36:14

              GEMS, 41:18

              Hubble Space Telescope, 36:14, 40:16

              IBEX, 35:16

              IRIS, 41:18

              James Webb Space Telescope, 38:14

              Juno, 36:14

              Kepler, 39:16

              Koronas-Foton, 37:16

              Mars Science Laboratory, 34:16

              MAVEN, 34:16

              MAXI, 41:18

              Opportunity Mars Rover, 37:16

              Spirit Mars Rover, 37:16

              Spitzer, 40:16

              Ulysses, 40:16

              Venus Climate Orbiter, 41:18

              XMM-Newton, 35:16

             

New Product Spotlight:

              314L+ CCD camera (Atik Cameras), 41:19

              Alta U8300 CCD camera (Apogee), 37:18

              CGEM German Equatorial Mount (Celestron), 36:16

              CubePro (iOptron), 38:16

              Dovetail mounting accessories (Farpoint Astronomical Research), 38:16

              EasyView Arm mount (Universal Astronomics), 36:16

              Ethos eyepieces (Tele Vue), 34:16, 40:17

              FirstScope Telescope (Celestron), 39:18

              Foresta Binoculars (Vixen Optics), 36:16

              Hubble 5-star Artificial Star (Hubble Optics), 41:19

              Lunt LS35THalpha solar telescope (Lunt Solar Systems), 34:16

              MaxIm DL Version 5 software (Diffraction Limited), 35:14

              Photometrics Sloan Set filters (Astrodon), 41:19

              Prelude Lake (Nitescapes 3-D), 39:19

              SED65 Spotting Scope (Saxon), 39:19

              SG-4 Stand-Alone Smart Autoguider (SBIG), 38:16

              SkyScout (Celestron), 37:18

              Star Testing Astronomical Telescopes (Willmann-Bell), 40:17

              Starmap software (Alberio Planetarium), 40:17

              StarShoot Solitaire AutoGuider (Orion Telescopes), 39:18

              StarVistas: A Collection of Fine Art Astrophotography (Springer), 39:18

              The Moon that Wasn't: Saga of Venus' Spurious Satellite (Birkhauser), 39:19

              tuBlug collimation tool (Howie Glatter), 37:18

News Notes:

              A Deep (Impact) Mystery, 34:14

              A Gamma-Ray-Only Pulsar, 34:13

              A Neptune-Mass Planet around HD 16417, 37:12

              A New Moon for Saturn, 37:14

              A Very Loopy Trans-Neptunian Object, 34:14

              A Very Oddball Comet, 36:14

              Australian shares in key Cosmology Prize, 40:11

              Bantamweight Planet, 40:12

              Best-Ever Southern-Sky Galaxy Survey, 38:13

              Beta Pictoris Planet Imaged?, 35:13

              Betelgeuse Making Waves, 36:13

              Black Holes First, Galaxies Second, 37:14

              Black Hole Flares, 35:13

              Boiling, Bubbly Betelgeuse, 41:13

              Buried Glaciers Hidden in Plain Sight, 36:12

              Chinese Astronomers Think Big, 37:13

              Do Spots Blanket the Mystery Brown Dwarf?, 40:12

              Double Pulsar Pinned Down, 37:13

              Einstein's Gravity Protects Earth, 41:15

              Exoplanet Hothead, 37:12

              Exoplanet Mapping Tested on Earth, 40:13

              Exoplanets' "Demolition Derby", 41:14

              Explaining Hanny's Voorwerp, 40:10

              Fomalhaut's Disk and Spin, 39:13

              Gamma-Ray Bursts Hint of Space-time Foam, 39:11

              "Haumea" and a Dwarf-Planet Name Game, 34:14

              How do Planetary Nebulae form?, 41:13

              How the Galaxies Got Their Sizes, 41:14

              Hubble Repair Delayed, 34:13

              Hubble's Final Service, 39:10

              Kaguya Mission Ends with a Flash, 40:10

              Little Asteroid Makes Big Splash, 34:13

              Mapping Starspots by Exoplanet Transits, 41:13

              Mars Science Laboratory Delayed, 35:12

              Mars' Oceanic Past, 36:12

              Meteorites Recovered from Asteroid Impact, 38:12

              More of Mercury Revealed, 40:12

              New Binary Black Hole?, 37:13

              New Class of Planetary Nebula, 40:11

              New Eyes on the Cosmic-Ray Sky, 36:13

              New Funding for the AAO, 39:12

              New Zealand joins Australia's SKA Bid, 41:12

              News from Titan's Lakes, 37:12

              Opportunity's Long Dash, 35:14

              Orbiting Pulsars @ Home, 39:12

              Saturn's Southern Swirl, 35:14

              Sculpting the Asteroid Belt, 39:11

              Starbirth Myth...Busted!, 41:12

              The Apollo Landers: Yep, Still There!, 41:14

              The Dimmest Brown Dwarfs?, 36:12

              The End of Phoenix, 34:13

              The First True Images of Extrasolar Planets, 34:12

              The Lost Siblings of the Sun, 38:14

              The Moon's Thick Far Side, 38:13

              The Shape of the Sun, 34:14

              The Sum of All Starlight, 39:13

              Three Free-Floaters, 40:13

              Tropical Storm on Titan, 41:15

              Two-Part Supernova, 38:13

              Venus in the Ultraviolet, 35:14

              Very Fresh Martian Ice Craters, 39:12

              Watching Tycho's Supernova - in Reruns, 36:12

              Water on Enceladus, 35:13

              What's Going on in Enceladus, 40:13

              Why We Missed the Supernova in M82, 40:11

Spotlight On:

              A Dance of Light and Shadow, 36:22

              A Galaxy's Evolution, 34:22

              NGC 3603's Extreme Stars, 35:22

              The Moon's North Pole, 38:28

              The Perseus Double Cluster, 41:26

Suburban Star Hop:

              A Chariot Full of Clusters, 35:62

              Aries and Beyond, 34:64

              Binaries in Your Bootes, 37:62

              Cluster Near, Cluster Far, 36:62

              Lyra's Dandy Doughnut, 40:62

              Star Cluster Wars, 38:62

              The Celestial Swan, 39:70

Sun, Moon, and Planets:

              A Trio of Planets in the Dawn Sky, 40:54

              Jupiter and Neptune pair up again, 41:54

              Oppositions and Conjunctions, 39:54

              Planets Throughout the Night, 35:54

              Saturn's Evening Show, 36:54

              Stellar Conjunctions, 38:54

              Summer's Evenstar, 34:54

              Venus and Mars gather at dawn, 37:54

Targets:

              Arion's Dolphin, 40:68

              Cruising Down the River, 34:74

              Dog-and-Pony Show, 35:68

              Square Dancing, 41:68

              The 12 Labours of Hercules, 39:76

              The Galactic Dark Horse, 38:68

              The Lion's Lair, 36:68

              Through Taurus to the Anticentre, 35:70

              V Is for Virgo, 37:68

Telescope Workshop:

              A Slippery Slope, 37:75

              A Travelscope Challenge, 38:71

              Bigger, Faster, Better, 39:83

              Making A Good Dob Better, 40:83

              Meet the Chief, 35:84

              Pushing Glass, 36:82

              The Hollimon Secondary Holder, 34:85

Test Reports:

              5-inch (127-mm) Omni XLT Schmidt-Cassegrain (Celestron), 34:88

              12-inch (300-mm) Truss-Tube dobsonian (Sky-Watcher), 38:84

              FirstScope (Celestron), 41:84

              FLI MicroLine ML8300, 37:84

              Orion Resolux 10x50 WP binoculars, 35:86

              Orion SkyQuest XX12 IntelliScope Truss Tube Dobsonian, 41:82

              Orion StarShoot Pro CCD camera, 36:84

              Quantum Scientific Imaging 540wsg CCD camera, 40:84

              TheSkyX Student Edition, 39:86

              William Optics 7x50 ED binoculars, 35:86

The Astronomy Scene:

              Astronomy's Matriarch, 37:78

              Border Stargaze 2008, 34:78

              Capturing 2009 DD45 On Video, 38:72

              China 2009, 41:72

              Happy Birthday Telescope, 35:76

              Living with Light Pollution, 36:70

              Observing Asteroids: Video Makes An Impact, 38:72

              Portrayals of our Universe, 38:82

              Searching for Supernovae on a Shoestring, 39:80

              The Deepest South Texas Star Safari, 40:76

              Video Astrometry, 38:72

Tonight's Sky:

              A Bullish Feast, 34:52

              Clustered Along the Milky Way, 36:52

              Constellations Big and Small, 37:52

              Hopping Around the Hare, 35:52

              Messier Bearer, 39:52

              Near and Far, 41:52

              Saturn's Evening Show, 36:54

              The Hour of Aquarius, 40:52

              Winter's Bright Stars, 38:52

Observing Topics

Comets:

               P/2001 MD7 (LINEAR), 38:58

               P/2003 K2 (Christensen), 34:60

               22P/Kopff, 36:59, 38:58

               88P/Howell, 40:59, 41:59

               116P/Wild 4, 36:59

               144P/Kushida, 34:60, 35:58

               C/2006 W3 (Christensen), 38:58, 40:59, 41:59

               C/2007 N3 (Lulin), 34:60, 35:58, 36:59

               C/2007 Q3 (Siding Spring), 41:59

               C/2008 T2 (Cardinal), 38:58

Double Stars:

               12 Scorpii, 38:67

               14 Orionis, 34:77

               17 Canis Majoris, 35:67

               17 Comae Berenices, 36:62

               17 Virginis, 37:68

               29 Aquarii, 40:67

               36 Ophiuchi, 38:68

               41 Aquarii, 40:67

               51 Aquarii, 40:67

               53 Aquarii, 40:67

               56 Andromedae, 34:64

               56 Herculis, 39:76

               83 Leonis, 36:68

               Antares (Alpha Scorpii), 38:67

               Beta Orionis, 34:77

               Beta Scorpii, 38:67

               BSO 14, 39:75

               BSO 18, 36:67

               BU 324, 35:67

               BU 575, 35:67

               BU 1212, 40:67

               COO 152, 37:67

               COO 231, 39:75

               COO 275, 41:67

               CPO 9, 36:67

               Delta Bootis, 37:63

               Delta Herculis, 39:76

               Delta Orionis, 34:77

               Delta Velorum, 36:67

               Dembowski 17, 39:76

               DUN 12, 41:67

               DUN 14, 41:67

               DUN 17, 41:67

               Epsilon Bootis, 37:63

               Epsilon Centauri, 37:67

               Eta Orionis, 34:77

               FIN 205, 37:67

               Gamma Arietis, 34:64

               Gamma Centauri, 37:67

               Gamma Coronae Australis, 39:75

               Gamma Delphini, 40:68

               Gamma Trianguli, 34:64

               GLE 1, 41:67

               H V 108, 35:67

               H Velorum, 36:67

               h3565, 34:74

               HDO 291, 39:75

               HJ 3587, 41:67

               HJ 3592, 41:67

               HJ 3670, 41:67

               HJ 3891, 35:67

               HJ 3945, 35:67

               HJ 4126, 36:67

               HJ 4165, 36:67

               HJ 4177, 36:67

               HJ 5014, 39:75

               HJ 5066, 39:75

               I 424, 37:67

               Iota Bootis, 37:63

               Iota Leonis, 36:68

               Iota Trianguli, 34:64

               J Centauri, 37:67

               Kappa Bootis, 37:63

               Kappa Coronae Australis, 39:75

               Lambda Arietis, 34:64

               Lambda Coronae Australis, 39:75

               Lambda Orionis, 34:77

               Mu Bootis, 37:63

               Mu Canis Majoris, 35:67

               Mu Herculis, 39:76

               Mu 1 and Mu 2 Scorpii, 37:50

               N Centauri, 37:67

               Nu Bootis, 37:63

               Nu Scorpii, 38:67

               Omicron Eridani, 34:74

               Omicron Ophiuchi, 38:68

               Pi Bootis, 37:63

               Pi Canis Majoris, 35:67

               POL 2, 41:67

               Porrima (Gamma Virginis), 37:68

               Q Centauri, 37:67

               R 213, 37:67

               R 227, 37:67

               Rho Herculis, 39:76

               Rho Orionis, 34:77

               S 537, 35:67

               S 538, 35:67

               Sigma Aquarii, 40:67

               Sigma Orionis, 34:71, 34:77

               Sigma Scorpii, 38:67

               Sirius, 35:67

               SLR 8, 36:67

               SLR 19, 37:67

               STF 643, 34:77

               STF 761, 34:77

               STF 1057, 35:67

               STF 1999, 38:67

               STF 2809, 40:67

               STF 2838, 40:67

               STF 2913, 40:67

               Struve 1825, 37:62

               Struve 1835, 37:63

               Struve 2664, 40:68

               Tau Canis Majoris, 35:67

               Tau Leonis, 36:68

               Theta Reticuli, 41:67

               Xi Bootis, 37:63

               Xi Scorpii, 38:67

               Zeta Aquarii, 40:67

               Zeta Orionis, 34:77

               Zeta Reticuli, 41:67

Galaxies:

               ESO 097-13 (Circinus Dwarf), 37:64

               ESO 116-12, 41:64

               ESO 154-23, 41:64

               ESO 270-17, 37:64

               ESO 274-01, 37:64

               M33, 34:64, 40:50

               M61, 37:68

               M65, 36:68

               M66, 36:68

               M83, 37:64

               M98, 36:64

               M99, 36:64

               M100, 36:64

               NGC 1, 41:68

               NGC 2, 41:68

               NGC 1247, 34:74

               NGC 1297, 34:74

               NGC 1300, 34:74

               NGC 1400, 34:74

               NGC 1407, 34:74

               NGC 1433, 41:64

               NGC 1448, 41:64

               NGC 1493, 41:64

               NGC 1494, 41:64

               NGC 1510, 41:64

               NGC 1512, 41:64

               NGC 1527, 41:64

               NGC 3521, 36:68

               NGC 3593, 36:68

               NGC 3628, 36:68

               NGC 3640, 36:68

               NGC 3641, 36:68

               NGC 3705, 36:68

               NGC 4186, 36:64

               NGC 4206, 36:64

               NGC 4216, 36:64

               NGC 4222, 36:64

               NGC 4292, 37:68

               NGC 4298, 36:64

               NGC 4302, 36:64

               NGC 4303A, 37:68

               NGC 4322, 36:64

               NGC 4324, 37:68

               NGC 4328, 36:64

               NGC 4517, 37:68

               NGC 4517A, 37:68

               NGC 4527, 37:68

               NGC 4536, 37:68

               NGC 4945, 37:64

               NGC 5068, 37:64

               NGC 5102, 37:64

               NGC 5128 (Centaurus A), 37:64

               NGC 5237, 37:64

               NGC 5253, 37:64

               NGC 7479, 41:68

               NGC 7814, 41:68

 

Globular Clusters:

               Haute-Provence 1, 38:68

               M3, 36:62

               M5, 38:62

               M9, 38:68

               M13, 38:62

               M19, 38:68

               M22, 38:64

               M28, 38:64

               M54, 38:64

               M55, 38:64

               M62, 38:68

               M69, 38:64

               M70, 38:64

               M75, 38:64

               M92, 39:76

               NGC 1261, 41:64

               NGC 3201, 35:64

               NGC 6229, 39:76

               NGC 6284, 38:68

               NGC 6293, 38:68

               NGC 6342, 38:68

               NGC 6356, 38:68

               NGC 6642, 38:64

               NGC 6712, 39:72

               Palomar 13, 41:68

 

Minor Planets:

               Ceres, 35:57

               Pallas, 34:58

 

Moon:

               Altai Scarp, 35:60

               Anaxagoras, 39:68

               Bullialdus, 36:60

               Byrd, 39:68

               Carlini, 37:60

               Catharina, 35:60

               Cauchy, 34:62, 41:61

               Copernicus, 37:60

               Cyrillus, 35:60

               Drygalski, 39:68

               Fracastorius, 35:60

               Goclenius, 34:62

               Kies Pi, 36:60

               Lamont, 38:60

               Langrenus, 34:62

               Mare Australe, 34:62

               Messier and Messier A, 34:62

               Moretus, 39:68

               Peary, 39:68

               Plato, 37:60

               Pyrenees Mountains, 35:60

               Rima Cauchy, 41:60

               Rupes Cauchy, 41:60

               Straight Wall, 36:60

               Taruntius, 38:60

               Theophilus, 35:60

 

Nebulae:

               B33, 34:71

               B64, 38:68

               B103, 39:72

               B104, 39:72

               B106, 39:72

               B107, 39:72

               B110, 39:72

               B241, 38:68

               B259, 38:68

               Cederblad 90, 35:68

               Homunculus Nebula, 40:64

               IC 434, 34:71

               IC 435, 34:71

               M17, 39:70

               M42, 34:66

               NGC 2023, 34:71

               NGC 2024, 34:71

               NGC 2359 (Thor's Helmet), 40:64

               NGC 3199, 40:64

               NGC 6164-6165, 40:64

               NGC 6888 (Crescent Nebula), 40:64

               Sh 2-60, 39:72

               Sh 2-296, 35:68

               vdB 93, 35:68

             

Open Clusters:

               Collinder 399 (Brocchi's Cluster), 39:50

               Hyades, 35:70, 41:50

               IC 2391, 35:61

               IC 2395, 35:64

               M6, 38:50

               M11, 39:72

               M26, 39:72

               M35, 35:50, 35:70

               M36, 35:62, 35:70

               M37, 35:62, 35:70

               M38, 35:62, 35:70

               M41, 34:50

               M50, 35:68

               M67, 36:50

               Melotte 72, 34:68

               Melotte 111 (Coma Star Cluster), 36:62

               NGC 752, 34:64

               NGC 1647, 35:70

               NGC 1750, 35:70

               NGC 1758, 35:70

               NGC 1778, 35:70

               NGC 1807, 35:70

               NGC 1817, 35:70

               NGC 1857, 35:70

               NGC 1893, 35:70

               NGC 1907, 35:62, 35:70

               NGC 2129, 35:70

               NGC 2158, 35:50, 35:70

               NGC 2335, 35:68

               NGC 2343, 35:68

               NGC 2353, 35:68

               NGC 2506, 35:68

               NGC 2547, 35:64

               NGC 2659, 35:64

               NGC 2660, 35:64

               NGC 2669, 35:64

               NGC 2670, 35:64

               NGC 6664, 39:72

               NGC 6683, 39:72

               NGC 6704, 39:72

               NGC 7772, 41:68

               Pleiades, 35:70

               Trumpler 26, 38:68

 

Planetary Nebulae:

               IC 1295, 39:72

               IC 4634, 38:68

               Jones 1, 41:69

               M57 (Ring Nebula), 40:62

               NGC 1535, 34:74

               NGC 2899, 35:64

               NGC 6369, 38:68

               NGC 6891, 40:68

               NGC 6905, 40:68

               SA 3-10, 35:64

               Vyssotsky 1-2, 39:76

 

Quasar:

               3C 273, 37:68

 

Supernova Remnants:

               IC 2118, 34:74

Variable Stars:

               Mira, 41:59

               U Scorpii, 40:58