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Astrophotography Challenge: Two planets and a crescent Moon
Published 2015 Feb 10
This month’s challenge: there will be a nice tight grouping of the Moon, Venus and Mars on 20 February shortly after sunset. The three objects will just about fit within a six degree field of view, and are all quite bright, so this challenge is suitable for just about any level of equipment and skill. (find out more)

Double Star news for February
Published 2015 Feb 02
The February 2015 double star of the month is HJ 3683 in Dorado, described by Sir John Herschel as a “very fine” object. (find out more)

 

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2015 astronomical highlights not to miss