TITLE

Untitled

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Harry
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Summer2009, Issue 62, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents updates related to astronomy, including lunar rocks as the only rock brought to Earth with no air and water molecules, the support of an astronomical society to the celestial observation event initiated by a young ladies' secondary college, and the periods April 19-25 and April 24-May 20, 2009 as the best chance to see a known meteor shower for the Lyrids and for the Eta Aquarids.
ACCESSION #
64369568

 

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