SKYWATCH: SPACE TELESCOPE BEHIND SCHEDULE, S&T JANUARY DIGITAL EDITION AVAILABLE, AND MORE

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Webb telescop in orbit
NASA

Bulletin at a Glance

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This Week’s Sky at a
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Troubles
Surface for Webb Telescope

November 23, 2010 | Astronomers expect
the James Webb Space Telescope to show
them amazing things, such as the first galaxies forming. But getting this
revolutionary spacecraft to the launch pad is going to cost a lot more and take
a year longer than expected. > read more

January
Digital Edition Available

November 23, 2010 | The digital edition
of the January 2011 S&T is now available. > read more

Observing

S&T:
Lauren Darby

Tour
November’s Sky by Eye and Ear!

October 29, 2010 | The
change back to standard time brings earlier nightfall — and a chance to spot
mighty Jupiter dominating the November evening sky. Host: S&T’s Kelly
Beatty. (5MB MP3 download: running time: 5m 33s) > read more

Jupiter’s
Lost Belt Reviving?

November 10, 2010 | A sudden bright storm has
erupted in the latitude of Jupiter’s South Equatorial Belt. It’s expected to be
the first of a series of rapid changes in the days ahead, leading to a
reappearance of the missing dark belt. > read more

Encounters
with Comet Hartley 2

October 28, 2010 | Comet Hartley 2 comes
back into moonless view around the morning of November 1st — in time for the
spacecraft encounter on November 4th! > read more

This Week’s Sky at a Glance

Dawn view

This Week’s Sky at a Glance

November 26, 2010
| The waning Moon passes
Saturn, Spica, and Venus at dawn. Mira is
still naked-eye but fading. And on Jupiter, the South Equatorial Belt Outburst contines to
pour out fresh dark material. > read more
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