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Astrophiz 112 - Dr Ian Musgrave's September/October Sky Guide

Astrophiz 110 - Dr Ian Musgrave's August/September Skyguide including a guide on how to observe Mars in opposition and its current nearby companion, the variable star Mira.

Introduction

Dr Ian Musgrave gives us his fabulous guide to the morning and evening skies for the next month in the Southern and Northern Hemispheres, including a guide on how to observe Mars in opposition and its current nearby companion, the variable star Mira.

Mira (Omicron Ceti), is a red giant star with a white dwarf companion (Mira B) around 400 light-years from the sun in the constellation Cetus.

In ‘Ian’s Tangent’ this month he gives us the lowdown on how amateurs can observe the tail of Mercury (Yes! Mercury has a tail).

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