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Seems to have come round again very quickly! The latest edition of the Binocular Sky Newsletter is ready. Despite the short, not-very-dark nights, as well as the usual overview of DSOs, variable and double stars, this month we have:

    * χ Cyg is brightening nicely
    * Neptune and Uranus are now becoming observable
    * We have the grand total of 3 observable lunar occultations

To grab your (free!) copy, or to subscribe, log on to http://binocularsky.com and click on the Newsletter tab

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