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Popular Astronomy Magazine - January–February 2015
See what's in the January–February 2015 edition of 'Popular Astronomy' magazine. Click the cover to find out.

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Comet Lovejoy still delights

                       Stargazing news: What's that bright star?                     

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015   - Comet Lovejoy still delights

Fri, 23 Jan 2015   - Near Earth Asteroid flies by on Monday

Sun, 11 Jan 2015   - Comet Lovejoy rides high