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Indochinite. Credit:  	Brocken Inaglory

Hunting for Saffordites

Here is another of our Guest Blog series – planetary astronomer and CosmoQuest team member Larry Lebofsky introduces us to an interesting impact-created rock known as Saffordite. As a planetary astronomer who has had a long career studying small bodies in the Solar System— from the dwarf planets to asteroids to moons to the rings […]

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Credit: Constantin Sprianu

Amateur Observing, Building Telescopes, and Preparing for Juno

The first of our Guest Blog posts, this entry is a special post by amateur astronomer Constantin Sprianu of Romania. He is a 38-year-old automotive engineer working in an engineering center,and is the father of three boys – one 8-year-old and 5-year-old twins. Besides astronomy, he is also interested in aviation and composite materials. He […]

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