Sky & Telescope February 2010

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NASA Finds Lunar Water
NASA's "crash and splash" gambit dredged up water from a lunar crater.
By J. Kelly Beatty

High-Def Lunar Landscapes
Japan's Kaguya spacecraft has recorded some of the most dramatic lunar images ever seen.
By Motomaro Shirao

Lunar Photography with AviStack
A powerful freeware program takes your lunar images to the next level.
By Sean Walker

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Stargazing Forecasts
Want to forecast your observing conditions for the next few nights or longer? Here are hyperlinks to some websites that can help you.
By Phillip J. Creed

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

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Starizona's Hyperstar
The accessory almost makes high-quality deep-sky snapshots a reality.
By Dennis di Cicco

Mars at Opposition
Get a good look at Mars in January and February 2010, when it's closest to Earth.
By Alan MacRobert

Auriga's Riches
Many wonderful but little-known clusters and nebulae adorn the celestial Charioteer.
By Sue French

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