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ASTRO: KjPn8 near NGC 7635
by Stefan Lilge
on October 16th
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on September 8th
Ic 498
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on July 28th
ASTRO: SNR Sharpless 2-94
by Stefan Lilge
on July 27th

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(sci.astro) Astronomy discussions and information. Post here when your post is not relevant to other groups.

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(sci.astro.amateur) Dedicated to the discussion of topics relating to the hobby of amateur astronomy including observations, equipment, astrophotography, astronomy software and tips and techniques for amateur astronomers.
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(sci.astro.ccd-imaging) To discuss the techniques and processes related to the acquisition of the digital data and the processing of that data into images or quantitative astrometric information.

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Moderated. Discussion of astronomy and astrophysics including current or historical research, observations of astrophysical phenomena of interest to researchers (novae, supernovae, variable stars) and announcement of publications.
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(sci.astro.fits) This newsgroup will provide a forum for the discussion of all topics concerning the FITS [Flexible Image Transport System] data format.

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(sci.astro.satellites.visual-observe) Discussion and visual observing of artificial satellites. Topics include reports of observations of artificial satellites and space probes using naked eye, binoculars, telescopes, video, or photography.
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(sci.astro.hubble) Moderated. For the dissemination of information about the operations and status of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). A platform for problems, requests, suggestions and needs of the scientific community for further research.
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(sci.astro.seti) Discussion of the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, including SETI projects (such as SERINDIP, Phoenix,SETI@home, BETA, ARGUS), the SETI@home client and the possibilities of Alien life (Drake equation, planetary abundance).
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(alt.astronomy.solar) Discussion of solar astronomy including sunspot numbers, prominences, eclipses and sunspot counts and need / want advice and where to send them.
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(uk.sci.astronomy) For amateur and professional astronomers to discuss astronomy within the UK, including observing from the UK, building Telescopes, backyard observatories, astrophotography, astronomy software and relevant Social Events in the UK.
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