Night sky news

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  1. Only the second object thus far to visit the solar system from interstellar space, Comet Borisov is expected to reach perihelion in December. What can we see now?

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  2. Here’s everything you need to know about the annular solar eclipse that will cross over much of Asia on December 26, 2019.

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  3. An amateur astronomer has discovered a comet that might be the second interstellar visitor after 'Oumuamua — and it's heading for its closest approach to the Sun late this year.

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  4. A rash of unusually colorful sunsets follows in the wake of two major volcanic eruptions. 

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  5. Download September's Sky Tour astronomy podcast for tips on observing Jupiter, Saturn, and the easy-to-spot Summer Triangle.

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