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Sky & Telescope's Weekly Bulletin - August 22, 2008
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News
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Star-Studded Black Holes
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August 22, 2008 | A pair of Scottish astronomers has solved the
mystery of how young stars can form improbably close to the
supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.
Read More at: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/commu.../27275409.html

S&T Astronomy Day Awards for 2008
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August 19, 2008 | The Astronomical League has announced the winners
of this year's S&T Astronomy Day Award -- and this year there's a tie
for the top spot!
Read More at: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/commu.../27124279.html


Observing
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Venus Returns
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August 8, 2008 | Earth's sister planet has emerged from behind the
Sun for a low evening apparition. See how early you can spot it in the
twilight.
Read More at: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/obser.../21524554.html


This Week's Sky at a Glance
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August 22, 2008 | Venus and Mercury remain closely paired in the
sunset all week. Soon after dark, Jupiter shines at its highest in the
south.
Read More at: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/letsg.../27195964.html


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