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Star Watch

Goldilocks planet discovery means a new world to explore

By Alan M. MacRobert
Globe Correspondent / October 2, 2010

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Look up on any clear evening this month, and you can’t miss Jupiter shining in the southeast to south. Jupiter is always bright, but this year it’s especially so. It’s passing through the part of its 12-year orbit around the sun where it dips a little closer than usual to both the sun and the Earth. (Full article: 766 words)

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