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 Australian Sky & Telescope Index - 2013

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Issues

66: January 2013

67: February/March 2013

68: April 2013

69: May/June 2013

70: July 2013

71: August/September 2013

72: October 2013

73: November/December 2013

 

Authors

Balouchi, Sharazade: Closest Brown Dwarf System Discovered, 70:13

             Far-out Exoplanet Imaged, 73:16

Beatty, J. Kelly: Easy Miss by Apophis in 2036, 70:13

             Faint Young Sun? No Problem, 73:16

             First-Ever Sample from Mercury?, 69:14

             Mercury's Polar Ice Confirmed, 68:14

             NASA Plans Asteroid Snag, 71:18

             New Neptune Moon Discovered, 72:14

             No Boomerang Meteoroid, 67:16

             Radiation Belts Powered Locally, 73:12

             Ringworld Makes Waves, 71:16

             Saturn's Amazing Rings, 70:34

             Sun Sports Windsock in Interstellar Space, 72:14

Beatty, J. Kelly and MacRobert, Alan: Kepler Down and Probably Out, 71:12

Beldea, Catalin and Cali, Joe: Chasing Totality from the Stratosphere, 73:82

Bell, Jim: Protoplanet Close-up, 67:32

Bochanski, John: Alien Dust Trap Finally Detected, 72:13

              In Brief, 68:18

              In Search of a Planet, 70:16

              New Goldilocks Planet, 68:12

Brewington, Howard J.: My Comet & Life Come Full Circle, 71:98

Bryant, Greg: A Better Understanding of Galaxies, 71:16

              A Herculean Task, 70:52

              A Midwinter Evenstar, 70:54

              A New Type of Cluster, 73:16

              A Pet Favourite, 67:52

              A Planet Smaller than Mercury, 69:13

              A Sliver of an Eclipse, 68:60

              A Surprise Comet Show, 68:59

              A Trio of Evening Planets, 69:54

              ASKAP Opens, 67:18

              Australian Observatories, 68:8

              Beneath the Southern Cross, 69:52

              Black Hole Snoozing, 71:14

              Brilliant Venus, 73:54

              Captivating Carina, 68:52

              Extragalactic "Afterburner"?, 67:14

              Eyes on Andromeda, 73:52

              Found! Twins of our Milky Way System, 66:16

              Handling the Data Flood, 73:18

              High Sodium Points to poor Health, 71:20

              How Lucky We Are, 73:10

              IMPACT, 69:8

              In Search of Missing Galactic Hydrogen, 67:16

              Journey into the Moon's Shadow, 68:74

              Jupiter and Saturn Shine, 67:54

              Martian Views, 72:10

              May's Ring Of Fire, 69:61

              New Images of Supernova 1987A, 70:18

              New Lunar Explorer, 73:20

              People Power Finds 24 Pulsars, 69:16

              Prime Time for Saturn, 68:54

              Remembering A Hero, 66:8

              Ringworld Revelations, 70:10

              Rollcall at Mars, 66:37

              Roving on Mars, 71:14

              SkyMapper's Galactic Halo View, 73:18

              Snapshots at Saturn, 66:26

              Stellar Meetings for Venus and Mars, 72:54

              Summer Gas Giants, 66:54

              Swanning Around, 72:52

              The PANSTARRS Show Begins, 66:60

              The River Runs Wild, 66:52

              Timely Reflections, 71:10

              Total Eclipse Success, 67:8

              Venus and Saturn Pair Up, 71:54

Carlisle, Camille: A Surprise Class of Variables, 72:16

              An Ancient Habitable Oasis?, 70:16

              Astronomers Zoom in on Solar Hairs, 69:16

              Cosmic Web Weeds Dwarf, 68:12

              Dead Stars Caught Colliding, 73:14

              Herschel Kicks the Light Bucket, 72:16

              In Brief, 68:18

              Hubble Finds Faraway Galaxies, 68:16

              Mystery Signals from Space, 72:12

              New Cosmology Results Announced, 70:14

              Russian Meteor Wreaks Havoc, 69:12

              Snack Swinging Through Galactic Centre, 73:18

              Space a Little Sweeter, 66:16

              Star Shredder Sings Telltale Note, 66:10

              The Earth-Mass Planet of Alpha Centauri B, 67:10

              WISE Detects Blazing Black Holes, 67:14

Cole, Art: iPhone Astrophotography, 69:98

Craft, Stephen P.: Tackling Alien Atmospheres, 66:12

Currie, Thayne M. and Grady, Carol A.: Pictures of a Baby Solar System, 68:24

Dalrymple, Les: A Colourful Pair, 72:50

               Abell 1060, 68:70

               The Big Picture, 72:74

               Coma Showpieces, 69:70

               Galaxies in the Mane, 67:70

               Galaxy Groups and a Planetary, 71:70

               Jewels of Sagittarius, 70:72

               M65 and M66, 68:50

               Messier's first, 69:50

               The Beehive, 67:50

               The First Cepheid, 71:50

               Through a Window, 70:50

di Cicco, Dennis: Celestron's SkyProdigy 6, 69:84

               iOptron's SkyTracker, 72:44

               Officina Stellare's Veloce RH200 Astrograph, 70:86

               SBIG's New STT-8300 Camera, 73:44

               Two German Equatorials from iOptron, 68:84

Dobbins, Thomas: A Last Hurrah at Uranus, 72:57

Dougherty, Kerrie: Making Space at the Powerhouse, 67:74

Drummond, John: Celestial Wonders of the South, 71:88

Durda, Daniel D.: The Chelyabinsk Super-Meteor, 70:26

Dyer, Alan: The 60Da: Canon's Astrophoto DSLR, 66:84

Ellyard, David: Earth and Sun, 68:22

               Getting the Year Started, 66:24

               Jansky and his Merry-Go Round

               Maria Mitchell and her comet, 72:20

               So Many Firsts, 73:22

               The Changeable Heavens, 71:22

               The Guest Star and the Crab, 70:22

               Venus and February, 67:22

English, Dave: Houston, we have a problem, 73:76

French, Alan: Eyepieces: Windows on the Universe, 73:70

French, Sue: Aquila's High Heaven, 71:66

               Orion Beams!, 66:66

               Orion's Golden Shield, 67:66

               Sextans Uraniae, 68:66

               The Age of Aquarius, 73:66

               The Far Country, 70:66

               The Left Hand of Aquarius, 72:68

               The Quincunx of Serpens, 69:66

Gaensler, Bryan: Cosmic Extremes, 69:25

Gale, Tom: Chasing Light Speed, 68:44

Gay, Pamela: The Future of Amateur Science, 72:40

Gifkins, Roger: A Shipping Container Observatory, 69:80

Gottlieb, Steve: The Gamma Cygni Nebula, 71:74

Gould, Ross: Altar Offerings, 70:62

                Angling for Doubles, 73:64

                Around the Bull's Head, 66:64

                Around the Fox's Head, 71:64

                Birds of a Feather, 72:66

                Great Southern Scope, 66:88

                Limits for Splitting Uneven Double Stars, 68:64

                The Southern Cross, 69:64

                Where Pyxis meets Puppis, 67:64

Gray, Robert: The Elusive Wow!, 67:98

Grifantini, Kristina: Misfit Stars, 69:34

Griffin, Hap: Shooting with Modified DSLR Cameras, 71:82

Grinspoon, David: Cosmic Optimism, 70:20

                It All Started with Mariner 2, 66:22

                It's Not About Pluto: Exoplanets Are Planets Too!, 72:22

                Life on Saturn's Moons?, 67:20

                One Galactic Year from Now, 69:20

Hewitt-White, Ken: A Galaxy Group in Pegasus, 72:72

Hill, Tanya: ASA Prize Winning Talks, 73:34

Hooper, Dan: Dark Matter in the Discovery Age, 71:32

Horne, Johnny: Orion's StarShoot G3 Cameras, 67:84

Hough, David: Queensland Astrofest 2012, 66:82

Jenniskens, Peter: New Meteor Showers Discovered, 71:76

Jensen, Tim: Piecing Together the Sun & Moon, 72:86

Kedziora-Chudczer, Lucyna and Kedziora, David: Rise of the Exoplanetary Explorers, 66:44

Kerr, Steve: A Friday Night Full Moon Occultation, 68:58

                Emanuela is Winking at You, 70:58

                One at Each End, 67:58

                Spica Twilight ... or in Daylight, 66:58

                Tropical Spica, 69:58

Lakdawalla, Emily: The History of Water on Mars, 72:26

                Touchdown on the RED Planet, 66:30

Lopes, Rosaly: From Handel to Hydra: Naming Planets, Moons & Craters, 67:38

MacRobert, Alan: Best-Ever Pix of Uranus, 68:16

                 Close-up of an Alien World, 73:62

                 Dark Nights for the Perseids, 71:58

                 Hobby Q&A, 71:89

                 How To See Very Faint Things, 70:76

                 Spotting Uranus and Neptune, 72:62

Mathosian, Mark: Host a Backyard Moon Party, 66:98

Mellors, Bill: Creating Craters at Home, 72:98

Mollise, Rod: Observing with Astrovideo Cameras, 69:74

Olsen, Rolf Wahl: Imaging the Circumstellar Disc around Beta Pictoris, 68:80

Olson, Donald W. and Hutcheon, Steve: The Great Meteor Procession of 1913, 69:46

Onken, Christopher: Student Hunts for Hidden Companion to Galaxy Trio, 68:20

Parker, Quentin A.: Astronomy at Macquarie University, 72:34

Pasachoff, Jay M.: A Glorious Transit of Venus, 66:74

Pasachoff, Jay M. and Sheehan, William: A Major Discovery in Doubt, 68:98

Plummer, Alan: A Grus Trio, 72:61

              BH Crucis, 68:59

              L2 Puppis, 66:58

              RS Scorpii and NSV 8032, 70:59

              RZ Scorpii, 71:59

              T Centauri, 69:60

              U Tucanae, 73:61

              W Orionis, 67:59

Primack, Joel R. and Bell, Trudy E.: Universe on Fast Forward, 67:24

Regas, Dean: Remembering Comet Kohoutek, 72:78

Risinger, Nick: For All the Night's Stars, 70:80

Robertson, Donald F.:Where Goes the Rain?, 69:40

Schaff, Fred: The Shield of King Sobieski, 71:52

Seargent, David: A First Look at Comet ISON, 71:60

              A Trio of Spring Comets, 72:60

              Comet ISON At Its Brightest, 73:60

              Comet Lemmon Departs our Skies, 69:59

              Prospects for a Bright Comet?, 67:59

              The PANSTARRS Show Begins, 66:60

Seronik, Gary: A Go To Binocular Chair, 66:89

              A New Lunar Atlas for a New Century, 73:89

              Easy Reflector Collimation, 67:80

              Gemini's Lone Messier, 66:50

              Getting Started. 73:88

              Jerry's Big Astroscan, 67:88

              Jim's Travelling Telescope, 72:84

              Making Scopes the Highe Way, 71:86

              My Outback Travelscope, 69:88

              Return of the ETX, 71:44

              The Delmarva Pipe Mount, 68:88

              The Messier Catalogue: A Binocular Odyssey, 66:70

              Triangulum's Treasure, 73:50

Sheehan, William and Launay, Francoise: The Mysterious Lady on the Moon, 67:44

Shepard, Michael: Why Do Asteroids Come in Pairs, 68:38

Sim, Helen: Australia's Newest Telescope, 68:32

               The Compact Array turns 25, 71:38

Sims, Geoff: Totality from Pormpuraaw, 68:78

Stratford, Frank: Which Way to Mars?, 70:98

Stratmann, Henry G.: Cat-astrophic Observing Session, 73:98

Tango, Bill; Allen, Roy; and O'Byrne, John: The Narrabri Stellar Intensity Interferometer, 73:38

Walker, Cameron: The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope, 70:42

Whitman, Alan: Diving into the Lagoon, 70:70

Wood, Charles A.: A Brighter Moon, 68:62

              Drawing the Moon, 72:64

              Hints of Vents, 69:62

              Hunting Lunar Red Spots, 70:60

              Hunting Secondary Craters, 71:62

              Observing History, 67:62

              Uneven Targets, 66:62

Worpel, Hauke: Astronomy In Review, 73:30

Young, Monica: Almost Earth-like Worlds, 70:12

              Ancient Spiral Galaxy Discovered, 66:14

              Dispute Continues over SS Cygni, 72:16

              Explaining Cosmic Butterflies, 68:14

              In Brief, 68:18

              Kepler Closes in on Alien Earths, 69:13

              Kepler Spots a Tatooine Family, 67:12

              Nebula Cluster Grows a Black Hole?, 68:10

              Nebula Cluster "Shrinks", 68:10

              NuSTAR: Probing the Energetic Universe, 66:28

              Odd Iapetus Avalanches, 66:14

              Space Probes Launches, 66:18

              Weakest Solar Cycle in a Century, 73:12

Zastrow, Mark: A Glassy Blue Jupiter, 72:15

               No Planet for Alpha Centauri B?, 72:13

              "Suicide Pact" for T Pyxidis?, 71:14

Zimmerman, Robert: Exploring Caves on Other Worlds, 71:24

               Taming a Stellar Zoo, 72:18

               The Great Galactic Travellers, 66:38

               The Great Supernova Race, 73:24

 

Departments

 

Astrophotography:

              For All the Night's Stars, 70:80

              Imaging the Circumstellar Disc around Beta Pictoris, 68:80

              Observing with Astrovideo Cameras, 69:74

              Piecing Together the Sun & Moon, 72:86

              Shooting with Modified DSLR Cameras, 71:82

Binocular Highlight:

              A Colourful Pair, 72:50

              Gemini's Lone Messier, 66:50

              M65 and M66, 68:50

              Messier's first, 69:50

              The Beehive, 67:50

              The First Cepheid, 71:50

              Through a Window, 70:50

              Triangulum's Treasure, 73:50

Books & Beyond:

              21st Century Atlas of the Moon (Wood and Collins), 73:89

              Celestial Wonders of the South (Chadwick and Cooper), 71:88

              The Great Melbourne Telescope (Gillespie), 66:88

Celestial Calendar:

              A First Look at Comet ISON, 71:60

              A Friday Night Full Moon Occultation, 68:58

              A Grus Trio, 72:61

              A Sliver of an Eclipse, 68:60

              A Surprise Comet Show, 68:59

              A Trio of Spring Comets, 72:60

              BH Crucis, 68:59

              Comet ISON At Its Brightest, 73:60

              Comet Lemmon Departs our Skies, 69:59

              Dark Nights for the Perseids, 71:58

              Emanuela is Winking at You, 70:58

              L2 Puppis, 66:59

              May's Ring Of Fire, 69:61

              One at Each End, 67:58

              Prospects for a Bright Comet?, 67:59

              RS Scorpii and NSV 8032, 70:59

              RZ Scorpii, 71:59

              Spica Twilight ... or in Daylight, 66:58

              Spotting Uranus and Neptune, 72:62

              T Centauri, 69:60

              The PANSTARRS Show Begins, 66:60

              Tropical Spica, 69:58

              U Tucanae, 73:61

              W Orionis, 67:59

Cosmic Relief:

              Cosmic Optimism, 70:20

              It All Started with Mariner 2, 66:22

              It's Not About Pluto: Exoplanets Are Planets Too!, 72:22

              Life on Saturn's Moons?, 67:20

              One Galactic Year from Now, 69:20

Deep Sky Delights:

              Abell 1060, 68:70

              Coma Showpieces, 69:70

              Galaxy Groups and a Planetary, 71:70

              Galaxies in the Mane, 67:70

              Jewels of Sagittarius, 70:72

              The Big Picture, 72:74

Discoveries:

              Earth and Sun, 68:22

              Getting the Year Started, 66:24

              Jansky and his Merry-Go Round, 69:22

              Maria Mitchell and her comet, 72:20

              So Many Firsts, 73:22

              The Changeable Heavens, 71:22

              The Guest Star and the Crab, 70:22

              Venus and February, 67:22

Double Star Notes:

              Altar Offerings, 70:62

              Angling for Doubles, 73:64

              Around the Bull's Head, 66:64

              Around the Fox's Head, 71:64

              Birds of a Feather, 72:66

              Limits for Splitting Uneven Double Stars, 68:64

              The Southern Cross, 69:64

              Where Pyxis meets Puppis, 67:64

Exploring the Moon:

              A Brighter Moon, 68:62

              Close-up of an Alien World, 73:62

              Drawing the Moon, 72:64

              Hunting Lunar Red Spots, 70:60

              Hunting Secondary Craters, 71:62

              Observing History, 67:62

              Uneven Targets, 66:62

Exploring the Solar System:

              A Last Hurrah at Uranus, 72:57

Features:

              A Glorious Transit of Venus, 66:74

              ASA Prize Winning Talks, 73:34

              Astronomy at Macquarie University, 72:34

              Australia's Newest Telescope, 68:32

              Chasing Light Speed, 68:44

              Cosmic Extremes, 69:26

              Dark Matter in the Discovery Age, 71:32

              Exploring Caves on Other Worlds, 71:24

              From Handel to Hydra: Naming Planets, Moons & Craters, 67:38

              Houston, we have a problem, 73:76

              Making Space at the Powerhouse, 67:74

              Misfit Stars, 69:34

              New Meteor Showers Discovered, 71:76

              NuSTAR: Probing the Energetic Universe, 66:28

              Pictures of a Baby Solar System, 68:24

              Protoplanet Close-up, 67:32

              Remembering Comet Kohoutek, 72:78

              Rise of the Exoplanetary Explorers..., 66:44

              Rollcall at Mars, 66:37

              Saturn's Amazing Rings, 70:34

              Snapshots at Saturn, 66:26

              Student Hunts for Hidden Companion to Galaxy Trio, 68:20

              The Chelyabinsk Super-Meteor, 70:26

              The Compact Array turns 25, 71:38

              The Future of Amateur Science, 72:40

              The Great Galactic Travellers, 66:38

              The Great Meteor Procession of 1913, 69:48

              The Great Supernova Race, 73:24

              The History of Water on Mars, 72:26

              The Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope, 70:42

              The Mysterious Lady on the Moon, 67:44

              The Narrabri Stellar Intensity Interferometer, 73:38

              Touchdown on the RED Planet, 66:30

              Universe on Fast Forward, 67:24

              Where Goes the Rain?, 69:40

              Why Do Asteroids Come in Pairs?, 68:38

Focal Point:

              A Major Discovery in Doubt, 68:98

              Cat-astrophic Observing Session, 73:98

              Creating Craters at Home, 72:98

              Host a Backyard Moon Party, 66:98

              iPhone Astrophotography, 69:98

              My Comet & Life Come Full Circle, 71:98

              The Elusive Wow!, 67:98

              Which Way to Mars?, 70:98

Going Deep:

              A Galaxy Group in Pegasus, 72:72

               Diving into the Lagoon, 70:70

               The Gamma Cygni Nebula, 71:74

Hobby Q&A:

               Alpha Stars of Constellations, 71:89

               Flashes in the Sky, 71:89

               Moons of Moons of Moons, 71:89

New Product Showcase:

              ASI120MM video camera (ZW Optical), 73:48

              Asimoplan (Eljaysoft), 70:85

              Astrodon Full Spectrum Modification Service (Hap Griffin), 73:48

              Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G GoTo Mount (Orion Telescopes), 69:83

              Deep-Sky Planner 6 (Knightware), 70:85

              Making Waves: The Story of Ruby Payne-Scott (Miller Goss), 73:48

              Mini-MAX Guidescope Aiming Device (ADM Accessories), 71:48

              Neximage 5 camera (Celestron), 66:20

              NGT-18 reflector (JMI Telescopes), 71:48

              Observing Hood (Dark Skies Apparel), 72:48

              Portable Newtonian Telescopes (Albert Highe), 66:20

              SkyGuide (Nick Risinger / Fifth Star Labs), 72:48

              Skyris planetary camera (Celestron), 72:48

              SkyTracker camera drive (iOptron), 69:83

              SXVR-H694 CCD camera (Starlight Express), 69:83

              T-Minus 2" UltraWide Adapter (CNC Parts Supply), 66:20

              The Milky Way: An Insider's Guide (Waller), 71:48

              Uranometria 2000.0 Deep Sky Atlas All Sky Edition (Willmann-Bell), 70:85

News Notes:

              A Better Understanding of Galaxies, 71:16

              A Glassy Blue Jupiter, 72:15

              A New Type of Cluster, 73:16

              A Planet Smaller than Mercury, 69:13

              A Surprise Class of Variables, 72:16

              Alien Dust Trap Finally Detected, 72:13

              Almost Earth-like Worlds, 70:12

              An Ancient Habitable Oasis?, 70:16

              Ancient Spiral Galaxy Discovered, 66:14

              ASKAP Opens, 67:18

              Astronomers Zoom in on Solar Hairs, 69:16

              Best-Ever Pix of Uranus, 68:16

              Black Hole Snoozing, 71:14

              Closest Brown Dwarf System Discovered, 70:13

              Cosmic Web Weeds Dwarfs, 68:12

              Dead Stars Caught Colliding, 73:14

              Dispute Continues over SS Cygni, 72:16

              Easy Miss by Apophis in 2036, 70:13

              Explaining Cosmic Butterflies, 68:14

              Extragalactic "Afterburner"?, 67:14

              Faint Young Sun? No Problem, 73:16

              Far-out Exoplanet Imaged, 73:16

              First-Ever Sample from Mercury?, 69:14

              Found! Twins of our Milky Way System, 66:16

              Handling the Data Flood, 73:18

              Herschel Kicks the Light Bucket, 72:16

              High Sodium Points to poor Health, 71:20

              Hubble Finds Faraway Galaxies, 68:16

              In Search of a Planet, 70:16

              In Search of Missing Galactic Hydrogen, 67:16

              Kepler Closes in on Alien Earths, 69:13

              Kepler Down and Probably Out, 71:12

              Kepler Spots a Tatooine Family, 67:12

              Mercury's Polar Ice Confirmed, 68:14

              Mystery Signals from Space, 72:12

              NASA Plans Asteroid Snag, 71:18

              Nebula Cluster Grows a Black Hole?, 68:10

              Nebula Cluster "Shrinks", 68:10

              New Cosmology Results Announced, 70:14

              New Goldilocks Planet, 68:12

              New Images of Supernova 1987A, 70:18

              New Lunar Explorer, 73:20

              New Neptune Moon Discovered, 72:14

              No Boomerang Meteoroid, 67:16

              No Planet for Alpha Centauri B?, 72:13

              Odd Iapetus Avalanches, 66:14

              People Power Finds 24 Pulsars, 69:16

              Radiation Belts Powered Locally, 73:12

              Ringworld Makes Waves, 71:16

              Roving on Mars, 71:14

              Russian Meteor Wreaks Havoc, 69:12

              SkyMapper's Galactic Halo View, 73:18

              Snack Swinging Through Galactic Centre, 73:18

              Space a Little Sweeter, 66:16

              Space Probes Launched, 66:18

              Star Shredder Sings Telltale Note, 66:10

              "Suicide Pact" for T Pyxidis?, 71:14

              Sun Sports Windsock in Interstellar Space, 72:14

              Tackling Alien Atmospheres, 66:12

              Taming a Stellar Zoo, 72:18

              The Earth-Mass Planet of Alpha Centauri B, 67:10

              Weakest Solar Cycle in a Century, 73:12

              WISE Detects Blazing Black Holes, 67:14

Observing & Equipment:

              A Shipping Container Observatory, 69:80

              Easy Reflector Collimation, 67:80

              Eyepieces: Windows on the Universe, 73:70

              How To See Very Faint Things, 70:76

              The Messier Catalogue: A Binocular Odyssey, 66:70

Starscapes:

              A New Horse, 70:24

              Star Trails over ALMA, 69:24

Sun, Moon, and Planets:

              A Midwinter Evenstar, 70:54

              A Trio of Evening Planets, 69:54

              Brilliant Venus, 73:54

              Jupiter and Saturn Shine, 67:54

              Prime Time for Saturn, 68:54

              Stellar Meetings for Venus and Mars, 72:54

              Summer Gas Giants, 66:54

              Venus and Saturn Pair Up, 71:54

Targets:

              Aquila's High Heaven, 71:66

              Orion Beams!, 66:66

              Orion's Golden Shield, 67:66

              Sextans Uraniae, 68:66

              The Age of Aquarius, 73:66

              The Far Country, 70:66

              The Left Hand of Aquarius, 72:68

              The Quincunx of Serpens, 69:66

Telescope Workshop:

              A Go To Binocular Chair, 66:89

              Getting Started, 73:88

              Jerry's Big Astroscan, 67:88

              Jim's Travelling Telescope, 72:84

              Making Scopes the Highe Way, 71:86

              My Outback Travelscope, 69:88

              The Delmarva Pipe Mount, 68:68

Test Reports:

              60Da DSLR (Canon), 66:84

              ETX-90 telescope (Meade), 71:44

              iEQ30 and SmartEQ mounts (iOptron), 68:84

              RH200 Astrograph (Officina Stellare), 70:86

              SkyProdigy 6 (Celestron), 69:84

              SkyTracker (iOptron), 72:44

              StarShoot G3 Camera (Orion), 67:84

              STT-8300 Camera (SBIG), 73:44

The Astronomy Scene:

              Chasing Totality from the Stratosphere, 73:82

              Journey into the Moon's Shadow, 68:74

              Queensland Astrofest 2012, 66:82

              Totality from Pormpuraaw, 68:78

Tonight's Sky:

              A Herculean Task, 70:52

              A Pet Favourite, 67:52

              Beneath the Southern Cross, 69:52

              Captivating Carina, 68:52

              Eyes on Andromeda, 73:52

              Swanning Around, 72:52

              The River Runs Wild, 66:52

              The Shield of King Sobieski, 71:52

 

Observing Topics

Comets:

               2P/Encke, 72:60

               154P/Brewington, 72:60, 73:60

               C/2011 F1 (LINEAR), 68:59

               C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS), 66:60, 67:59

               C/2012 F6 (Lemmon), 68:59, 69:59

               C/2012 K5 (LINEAR), 66:60

               C/2012 S1 (ISON), 71:60, 72:60, 73:60

               C/2012 T5 (Bressi), 67:59

               C/2013 G5 (Catalina), 71:60

               C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy), 73:60

Double Stars:

               2 Vulpeculae, 71:64

               5 Serpentis, 70:66

               9 Sextantis, 68:66

               12 Aquarii, 72:68

               13 Vulpeculae, 71:64

               16 Vulpeculae, 71:64

               23 Aquilae, 71:67

               32 Orionis, 67:68

               35 Sextantis, 68:66

               47 Tauri, 66:64

               55 Tauri, 66:64

               77 Piscium, 73:64

               80 Tauri, 66:64

               88 Tauri, 66:64

               100 Piscium, 73:64

               Alpha Crucis, 69:64

               Alpha Piscium, 73:64

               B 2506, 72:66

               Beta Cygni, 71:64

               Beta Orionis (Rigel), 66:66

               BSO 8, 69:64

               BSO 13, 70:62

               BU 4, 73:64

               BU 202, 67:64

               BU 205, 67:64

               BU 206, 67:64

               BU 207, 67:64

               BU 208, 67:64

               BU 333, 67:64

               BU 359, 71:64

               BU 454, 67:64

               COO 140, 69:64

               COO 198, 70:62

               COO 201, 70:62

               CPO 12, 69:64

               Delta Serpentis, 70:66

               Delta-3 Tauri, 66:64

               Delta Tucunae, 72:66

               DUN 61, 67:64

               DUN 206, 70:62

               DUN 211, 70:62

               DUN 213, 70:62

               DUN 216, 70:62

               DUN 246, 72:66

               DUN 248, 72:66

               DUN 249, 72:66

               Gamma Crucis, 69:64

               HDO 298, 72:66

               HJ 4037, 67:64

               HJ 4871, 70:62

               HJ 4876, 70:62

               HJ 4885, 70:62

               HJ 4949, 70:62

               HLD 116, 69:64

               HRG 74, 69:64

               HWE 19, 67:64

               I 20, 72:66

               I 22, 72:66

               I 36, 69:64

               I 96, 70:62

               I 143, 72:66

               I 489, 67:64

               MCA 16, 66:64

               MLO 8, 70:62

               Mu Crucis, 69:64

               Psi-1 Piscium, 73:64

               R 348, 72:66

               Rho Orionis, 67:66

               RST 5560, 72:66

               S 398, 73:64

               SEE 316, 70:62

               SEE 331, 70:62

               SLR 12, 70:62

               SLR 21, 70:62

               STF 138, 73:64

               STF 155, 73:64

               STF 545, 66:64

               STF 2445, 71:64

               STF 2455, 71:64

               STF 2457, 71:64

               STF 2523, 71:64

               STF 2540, 71:64

               STF 2838, 73:66

               STT 22, 73:64

               STT 72, 66:64

               STT 82, 66:64

               STT 84, 66:64

               STT 122, 73:64

               STT 388, 71:64

               Tau-2 Gruis, 72:66

               Tau Tauri, 66:64

               Theta Tauri, 66:64

               YR 7, 73:64

               Zeta Aquarii, 73:66

               Zeta Orionis, 66:66

               Zeta Piscium, 73;64

Galaxies:

               Abell 2666, 72:72

               ESO 501-65, 68:70

               Hickson 44, 67:70

               Hoag's Object, 59:66

               IC 611, 67:70

               IC 2597, 68:70

               IC 5171, 71:70

               IC 5181, 71:70

               IC 5201, 71:70

               M33, 72:74, 73:50

               M64, 69:70

               M65, 68:50

               M66, 68:50

               M85, 69:70

               M88, 69:70

               M91, 69:70

               MCG +4-25-21, 67:70

               NGC 383, 72:74

               NGC 403, 72:74

               NGC 404, 72:74

               NGC 410, 72:74

               NGC 447, 72:74

               NGC 499, 72:74

               NGC 507, 72:74

               NGC 517, 72:74

               NGC 3044, 68:66

               NGC 3098, 67:70

               NGC 3115, 68:66

               NGC 3162, 67:70

               NGC 3166, 68:66

               NGC 3169, 68:66

               NGC 3213, 67:70

               NGC 3221, 67:70

               NGC 3222, 67:70

               NGC 3226, 67:70

               NGC 3227, 67:70

               NGC 3248, 67:70

               NGC 3285B, 68:70

               NGC 3287, 67:70

               NGC 3301, 67:70

               NGC 3305, 68:70

               NGC 3308, 68:70

               NGC 3309, 68:70

               NGC 3311, 68:70

               NGC 3312, 68:70

               NGC 3314, 68:70

               NGC 3315, 68:70

               NGC 3316, 68:70

               NGC 3336, 68:70

               NGC 3423, 68:66

               NGC 4565, 69:70

               NGC 5921, 70:66

               NGC 5951, 69:66

               NGC 5953, 69:66

               NGC 5954, 69:66

               NGC 5956, 69:66

               NGC 5957, 69:66

               NGC 5962, 69:66

               NGC 5970, 69:66

               NGC 7070, 71:70

               NGC 7166, 71:70

               NGC 7180, 73:66

               NGC 7184, 73:66

               NGC 7185, 73:66

               NGC 7188, 73:66

               NGC 7213, 71:70

               NGC 7232, 71:70

               NGC 7232A, 71:70

               NGC 7233, 71:70

               NGC 7252, 73:66

               NGC 7552, 71:70

               NGC 7582, 71:70

               NGC 7590, 71:70

               NGC 7599, 71:70

               PGC 187663, 72:68

               Sextans A, 68:66

               Sextans B, 68:66

               Seyfert's Sextet, 70:66

Globular Clusters:

               M2, 73:66

               M3, 69:50

               M5, 70:66

               M53, 69:70

               M72, 72:68

               NGC 5053, 69:70

               Palomar 5, 70:66

Moon:

                Alphonsus, 69:62

                Aristarchus, 69:62

                Aristoteles, 66:62

                Atlas, 69:62

                Bullialdus, 66:62

                Copernicus, 68:62

                Cyrillus, 66:62

                Eratosthenes, 68:62

                Huggins, 66:62

                Maurolycus, 66:62

                Miller, 66:62

                Mitchell, 66:62

                Nasireddin, 66:62

                Orontius, 66:62

                Prinz, 69:62

                Rima Hadley, 69:62

                Rima Hyginus, 67:62

                Rimae Sulpicius Gallus, 69:62

                Schroter's Valley, 69:62

                Sinus Aestuum, 69:62

                Theophilus, 66:62

                Triesnecker, 67:62

                Tycho, 68:62

Nebulae (including Planetary Nebulae):

               Abell 66, 71:66

               Abell 70, 72:68

               Barnard 33 (Horsehead Nebula), 66:66

               Barnard 139, 71:66

               IC 431, 66:66

               IC 432, 66:66

               IC 434, 66:66

               IC 435, 66:66

               IC 1318, 71:74

               IC 5148/50, 71:72

               M8 (Lagoon Nebula), 70:70

               M24 (Small Sagittarius Star Cloud), 70:50

               M42 (Orion Nebula), 66:66

               NGC 1999, 66:66

               NGC 2023, 66:66

               NGC 2024, 66:66

               NGC 6537, 70:72

               NGC 6772, 71:66

               NGC 6778, 71:66

               NGC 6790, 71:66

               NGC 6818, 70:72

               NGC 7009, 72:68

               Sh 2-264, 67:66

Open Clusters:

               Alessi 29, 67:66

               Cr 69, 67:66

               M18, 70:72

               M23, 70:72

               M25, 70:72

               M35, 66:50

               M44, 67:50

               Melotte 111, 69:70

               NGC 1662, 67:66

               NGC 2180, 67:66

               NGC 2184, 67:66

               NGC 2186, 67:66

               NGC 6568, 70:72

               NGC 6603, 70:72

               NGC 6645, 70:72

               NGC 6775, 71:66

Variable Stars:

               BH Crucis, 68:59

               Eta Aquilae, 71:50

               L2 Puppis, 66:59

               NSV 8032, 70:59

               R Gruis, 72:61

               RS Scorpii, 70:59

               RZ Scorpii, 71:59

               S Gruis, 72:61

               T Centauri, 69:60

               T Gruis, 72:61

               U Tucanae, 73:61

               W Orionis, 67:59