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CONJUNCTION VENUS-VESTA

In the morning of 9th February Venus and Vesta will be near only 0.37°.

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/venerevesta_eng.htm
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New Earth crossing asteroid

A small asteroid, 1.5 meter, will be today at only 0.00014 A.U. from the Earth.

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Solar and lunar eclipses

On December 21 will happen a total lunar eclipse.

On January 4 2011 will be a partial solar eclipse.

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/eclissi21-12-2010_eng.htm

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/eclissi04-01-2011_eng.htm
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Lunar Eclipse

This will be total around sunrise but will be better placed from Scotland and northern England. Although not as spectactular as a total solar eclipse, it can always throw up a surprise. If you can drag yourself put of bed around 4-ish you shouls be able to catch all of the action but the best bits should be from 6am onwards.
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New Earth crossing asteroid

Another asteroid has grazed the Earth at 18.26 U.T.
2010 XB has passed to only 0.0003446 A.U.

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Occultation of asteroid Iris by the Moon

On day 26 November the Moon will occult the asteroid Iris

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/occ-26-11-10_eng.htm
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Earth crossing asteroid 2010WA

On this morning (17 November) another asteroid has grazed the Earth at 3.44 U.T.
2010 WA has passed to only 0.000259 A.U. from the Earth...

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Comet Ikeya-Murakami

Whilst reading todays London Metro free newspaper I came across this awesome picture of comet Ikeya-Murakami over the los Angeles skyline. It really is a great picture you can clearly see that part of the comet's nucleus has broken off you can see that it was quite a long exposure and can clearly discern where the fragment is.

Now after watching this months sky at night on comet Hartley 2 and hearing patrick say we ...
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Jupiter with only 1 satellite

From tomorrow will start a series of events in which it will be possible to observe Jupiter with only 1 satellite.

www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/giove1sat_eng.htm
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New Earth crossing asteroid

The asteroid 2010 TD54 will be the 8th asteroid near the Earth in the recent history.
On day 12 October at h 10.51 U.T. will be at only 0.0003466 A.U. from us, equal to 0.1 lunar distances.

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