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The MIRA Newsletter Archive: 2005 - 2001

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[ 2005 - 2001] [2000 - 1996] [1995 - 1993]

2005

Spring [pdf]
MIRA's 2004 Donors - New Faces at MIRA - Q&A:How long do the Sun and Moon take to set?

Summer [pdf]
Andor First Light!

Fall [pdf]
Deep Impact Data - Education Summary - Q&A: Will Mars ever look as big as the moon?

Winter [pdf]
Dedication of the Ralph Knox Shops - Total Solar Eclipse Cruise - Mars at the Mall - Elma Ross Archives Dedication - Q&A: What does that Deep Impact Spectrum mean?

2004

Spring [pdf]
PDA Astronomy - MIRA's 2003 Donors - Q&A: Did we really visit the moon?

Summer [pdf]
Near-Earth Objects: Should We Be Warned? - Q&A: Why doesn't a big asteroid hit Earth?

Fall [pdf]
Reading the DNA of the Universe II: Up Close and Personal

Winter [pdf]
And Our Souls Shall Wither (on light pollution) - Q&A: About the Green Flash

2003

Spring [pdf]
A Young and Tender Moon - VEGAns Train New Telescope Users - Astronomers Join MIRA Staff - MIRA's 2002 Donors - Q&A: Astronomical Errors in Literature

Summer [pdf]
Anatomy of a Research Project I: Getting Started - Q&A: When do the Pleiades rise at dawn?

Fall [pdf]
Anatomy of Research Project II: Initial Results - Summer 2003 Interns

Winter [pdf]
The Heart of the Oliver Observing Station - Q&A: How do you measure the temperature inside the sun?

2002

Spring [html]
Dr. Frank Shu Explains the Stars and Planets - Q&A: Measuring Distance

Summer [html]
A Gravitational Lens Survey - The Work of Visiting Astronomer Dr. Steve Naftilan - Q&A: What does the word "Mira" mean?

Fall [html]
Reluctantly Retiring the Reticon - Q&A: Discussion of Asteroid 1950DA with Drs. Whitney Shane and Jon Giorgini

Winter [html]
The Elma Ross Library - Q&A: How close to synchronized are the periods of rotation and revolution of the Moon?

2001

Spring [html]
MIRA at Endeavor Launch - Looking Up: A First-Timer's View of the AAS Meeting - MIRA Research at the AAS - Time for Forest Service OOS Permit Renewal - Q&A: About the lunar month

Summer [html]
M74 Imaged with MIRA's New CCD Camera - Looking Up: Red Sky in Carmel Valley - Gifts and Donors for 2000 - Q&A: Galactic Mass and Dark Matter

Fall [html]
Reading the DNA of the Universe I: Why? - Human to Mars Movement - Laptop Astronomy - M13 Taken With MIRA's New CCD - Q&A: About the Sirius and the "dog days" of Summer

Winter [html]
Leonid Meteors Shower Chews Ridge - Einstein's Cosmic Acceleration Observed - The 36-inch Telescope Research Program - Internet Astronomy - Q&A: About the Pelican Nebula

 

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