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Sat, 12 Jul 2014  

Dazzling display of space clouds

Thu, 10 Jul 2014  

Large sunspots increase the chance of solar flares

Tue, 01 Jul 2014  

Ceres and Vesta make historic close approach

Sat, 31 May 2014  

Look out for those summer night clouds

Sun, 25 May 2014  

Four planets at once

Sun, 18 May 2014  

Shooting stars? What shooting stars?

Wed, 14 May 2014  

Farewell to telescope legend Dudley Fuller

Thu, 17 Apr 2014  

Historic encounter for Vesta and Ceres

Sun, 06 Apr 2014  

Mars comes close

Fri, 14 Mar 2014  

Jupiter rides high tonight

Wed, 26 Feb 2014  

National Astronomy Week targets Jupiter

Wed, 22 Jan 2014  

Supernova in M82 still bright

Wed, 15 Jan 2014  

Seesaw star in Scutum brightens

Sun, 05 Jan 2014  

What to observe with your new telescope

Sun, 05 Jan 2014  

How many moons can you see?

Wed, 01 Jan 2014  

Start 2014 with shooting stars!

Tue, 24 Dec 2013  

Christmas stars

Mon, 16 Dec 2013  

Members see moonlight meteors

Wed, 11 Dec 2013  

Meteors in the moonlight

Sat, 30 Nov 2013  

Comet ISON is dead – official