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Popular Astronomy Magazine - May-June 2016
See what's in the May-June 2016 edition of 'Popular Astronomy' magazine. Click the cover to find out.

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Mon, 23 May 2016   - Mars comes close

Thu, 28 Apr 2016   - Get ready for the Transit of Mercury!

Sat, 09 Apr 2016   - Comet 252P now visible from UK...