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  1. April 2013 TLO is available The April 2013 issue of the A.L.P.O. Lunar Section’s monthly newsletter, The Lunar Observer, has been uploaded to: http://moon.scopesandscapes.com/tlo.pdf Thanks to all who contributed, Wayne Bailey, wayne.bailey@alpo-astronomy.org Editor, TLO
  2. March 2013 TLO is available The March 2013 issue of the A.L.P.O. Lunar Section’s monthly newsletter, The Lunar Observer, has been uploaded to: http://moon.scopesandscapes.com/tlo.pdf Thanks to all who contributed, Wayne Bailey, wayne.bailey@alpo-astronomy.org Editor, TLO
  3. February TLO is available The February 2013 issue of the A.L.P.O. Lunar Section’s monthly newsletter, The Lunar Observer, has been uploaded to: http://moon.scopesandscapes.com/tlo.pdf Thanks to all who contributed, Wayne Bailey, wayne.bailey@alpo-astronomy.org Editor, TLO
  4. January TLO is available The January 2013 issue of the A.L.P.O. Lunar Section’s monthly newsletter, The Lunar Observer, has been uploaded to: http://moon.scopesandscapes.com/tlo.pdf Thanks to all who contributed, Wayne Bailey, wayne.bailey@alpo-astronomy.org Editor, TLO
  5. More GRAIL info More information about the upcoming GRAIL impacts is also available at http://www.spaceflight101.com/grail-mission-updates.html The impacts will occur at 22:29 UT, seperated by 20 seconds.  The spacecraft are small, so nothing is expected to be visible, although the impact occurs in the dark.  Because it’s waxing crescent, it will be daylight or twilight in most locations where [...]
  6. NASA live commentary during GRAIL impact Mike Mattei brought this announcement of live commentary during the impact of the GRAIL spacecraft to my attention.  The site for the impacts is near the northern crater Goldschmidt, which will be in darkness at the time. NASA to Provide Dec. 17 Commentary as Twin Probes End Lunar Mission 12/14/2012 [...]
  7. GRAIL impact update More information about the upcoming impact of the GRAIL spaceccraft can be found at Twin NASA Probes Prepare for Dec. 17 Mission-Ending Moon Impact Thanks again Mike. Wayne Bailey
  8. NASA GRAIL impact teleconference The two GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) spacecraft are scheduled to impact the moon on December 17th.   Thanks to Mike Mattei for bringing the announcement of a teleconference to provide an overview of events to my attention. NASA to Host Dec.13 Teleconference on Twin Probes Mission Ending Moon Impact NASA will [...]
  9. December TLO is available The December 2012 issue of the A.L.P.O. Lunar Section’s monthly newsletter, The Lunar Observer, has been uploaded to: http://moon.scopesandscapes.com/tlo.pdf Thanks to all who contributed, Wayne Bailey, wayne.bailey@alpo-astronomy.org Editor, TLO