Tohoku University - Kita-Aobayama Library

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Asteroid (22422) Kenmount Hill

Kenmount Hill (47° 31' N, 52° 47' W) is the location near St. John’s, Newfoundland, where John Winthrop of Harvard College observed the transit of Venus in 1761.
Name suggested by R. and P. Jedicke.

Ref: MPC 109631
Orbit Type: Main Belt

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The Sky This Month - April 2018

Hydra

Hydra is the largest constellation in the night sky measuring 104 arc minutes in length and takes up 1,303 square degrees in area. This constellation is dotted with numerous galaxies, nebulae and star clusters

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Bulletin 2018 Apr

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EtU recipient

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EtU recipient

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Messier Recipient

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The Sky This Month - March 2018

Moving into Spring,

One of the fainter constellations located in the sky this time of year is Cancer the Crab. Consisting of six moderately bright stars, one would have a difficult time searching for it in highly lit suburban skies. A great aid is first locating the main stars of Gemini the Twins namely Castor and Pollux off to the Crab’s right. Under country skies on a moonless night, the Cancer is easier to find along with its premiere object – M44, the Beehive Cluster.

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Bulletin 2018 Mar

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