February 2012 Issue

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February 2012

In This Issue:

  • February Meeting
  • 2012 Calendar
  • Moon Phases
  • Star Parties
  • S*T*A*R Membership
  • New class of planetary systems
  • Origin of thermonuclear supernova discovered
  • Destroyed star was white dwarf
  • A wealth of habitable planets in the Milky Way
  • Hubble zooms in on double nucleus in Andromeda galaxy
  • Calculating what's in the universe from the biggest color 3-D map
  • Chandra Finds Largest Galaxy Cluster in Early Universe
  • Hubble Pinpoints Farthest Protocluster of Galaxies
  • Year of the Solar System: Far-Ranging Robots
  • Celestial Events
  • In The Eyepiece