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Popular Astronomy Magazine - January-February 2017
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Observing Section News

Here are the most recent news stories from the SPA's Observing Sections

 
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 ( VariableStar )  

Mira visible with the naked-eye


Sat, 04 Feb 2017 ( Solar )  

Continued Quiet Sun


Thu, 19 Jan 2017 ( Planetary )  

Looking Forward; February and March 2017


Thu, 19 Jan 2017 ( Planetary )  

Interesting weather on the planets!


Sun, 08 Jan 2017 ( VariableStar )  

Mira about to brighten rapidly


Wed, 28 Dec 2016 ( VariableStar )  

Eclipsing Binary predictions : 2017 Jan & Feb


Sun, 11 Dec 2016 ( Meteor )  

Geminid maximum battles the Full Moon


Wed, 07 Dec 2016 ( VariableStar )  

The decreasing amplitude of R Scuti


Mon, 28 Nov 2016 ( Planetary )  

Looking Forward; December '16 and January '17


Wed, 23 Nov 2016 ( Meteor )  

Bright Fireball @ 17:15 GMT on Wed Nov 23rd


Tue, 08 Nov 2016 ( VariableStar )  

R CrB has been brightening


Tue, 01 Nov 2016 ( VariableStar )  

Eclipsing Binary predictions : 2016 Nov & Dec


Sun, 30 Oct 2016 ( VariableStar )  

R Trianguli now visible in binoculars


Fri, 30 Sep 2016 ( Planetary )  

An explanation of prograde and retrograde planetary motion.


Sun, 25 Sep 2016 ( Meteor )  

Bright Fireball @ 23:34 BST on Fri Sep 23rd


Sat, 17 Sep 2016 ( VariableStar )  

See Chi Cygni at maximum