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2/5/2014 - The M82 supernova is reported to be at peak brightness (Astronomy)
2/5/2014 - Water vapor detected on dwarf planet Ceres (Astronomy - Link)
2/6/2014 - Link: A Slate.com article about Pluto New Horizons mission (Astronomy - Link)

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The M82 supernova is reported to be at peak brightness
Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
05:29:17 GMT

Astronomy

An article from Feb. 4, 2014, from SkyAndTelescope.com:

Supernova in M82 At Its Peak


And an article from Jan. 31, 2014, from Gizmag.com:

The M82 supernova is at peak brightness: How to see it


I haven't yet figured out where in the sky to look for it.

But, hopefully astronomy software such as Stellarium* or Celestia would help.

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Water vapor detected on dwarf planet Ceres
Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
05:38:26 GMT

Astronomy
Link

An article from Jan. 21, 2014, from NASA.gov:

Herschel Telescope Detects Water on Dwarf Planet

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Link: A Slate.com article about Pluto New Horizons mission
Thursday, February 6th, 2014
03:35:48 GMT

Astronomy
Link

An article from Feb. 5, 2014, from Slate.com:

Pluto New Horizons mission: The dwarf planet explains the history of our solar system

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