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C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) Reaches Naked Eye Visibility - December 28, 2014
A new comet, C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy), has brightened more quickly than anticipated. Discovered in August, it was originally expected to peak at a fairly dim magnitude 8, but the comet has already reached magnitude 5.1, havin...

Comet Jacques Returns - July 14, 2014
After spending a month on the far side of the Sun, comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques) is back, now in the morning sky. It's presently hovering at around magnitude 6 to 7 and will remain so for the rest of the month as it climbs h...

New Supernova in M82 - January 22, 2014
A new supernova was discovered January 22, 2014 in the nearby galaxy M82 located in the constellation Ursa Major. Based on pre-discovery observations, the supernova had been brightening since about a week prior to being ...

Nova in Delphinus - August 16, 2013
A new star has appeared in the little-known constellation of Delphinus, the dolphin -- except it's not really a new star per-se. It's actually a white dwarf -- the age-old remnant of a long-deceased star that had used up...

Solar Cycle 24: Solar Maximum - July 25, 2013
Solar cycle 24 is believed to be approaching solar maximum at the present time. This cycle is predicted to be the weakest in 100 years and is predicted by some researchers to mark the end of the Modern Maximum period in ...

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C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy)
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C/2013 R1 is a long period comet that reached naked eye visibility around the end of 2013. The comet...

Lunar Eclipse of April 15, 2014
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A total lunar eclipse was visible from much of the Western Hemisphere on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, co...

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libcaglow 0.2 Release
lib - December 31, 2016

libcaglow 0.1 Release
lib - December 22, 2015

Project Retirement
aloac - August 11, 2014

Intro to the Caglow Library
lib - July 21, 2014

2.3.3 Release
aciqra - September 18, 2013

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