All grades are up to date as of Dec. 1, 2013.
In some classes and for all tests, students need a new scantron # 16485, one for each.
Full Moon: Nov. 17, Last Quarter: Nov. 25,
New Moon: Dec. 2, First Quarter: Dec. 9.
Pluto, Neptune, and Uranus are up, but they are all very faint.
Venus sets soon after the Sun, Jupiter rises at 9 pm.
1. The new 17-inch Plane Wave Corrected Dall-Kirkham (CDK) telescope,
obtained through the Ole Miss Astronomy Legacy Project,
is now operational and replaces the 12-inch Meade SCT telescope in the small dome for imaging projects.
2. Main belt asteroid P/2013 P5 develops a tail.
3. Surprises about the Chelyabinsk meteor impact.
4. Curiosity observes an annular eclipse on Mars. See here what the rover is doing now.
5. Cassini discovers "inverted mountains" on Titan.
6. Huge, extinct supervolcanoes discovered on Mars.
Unusual events and objects
Two naked-eye comets in the dawn sky.
(See also the comet link below.)
Comet ISON seems to have desintegrated.
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