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Popular Astronomy Magazine - November-December 2016
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Eighth magnitude nova in Sagittarius

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Mon, 24 Oct 2016   - Eighth magnitude nova in Sagittarius

Fri, 21 Oct 2016   - Look for the Orionids

Thu, 20 Oct 2016   - Mars chases Earth