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ERIC Number: EJ904772
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
Rocks, Robots, and Ices
Riddle, Bob
Science Scope, v34 n3 p92-95 Nov 2010
Solar system exploration in November includes flybys of Saturn's moons, a comet, and the next-to-last launch of a space shuttle before the shuttle program ends. In addition, on November 1 and 29 before sunrise, the waning crescent Moon will be close to asteroid 3 Juno. In fact, by observing the Moon and using some of the stars in the background for reference, you may notice after your November 1 viewing that the Moon returns to the same location relative to asteroid 3 Juno 28 days later on November 29; however, its waning crescent phase appearance is not the same as it was on November 1. (Contains 11 online resources and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A