NightSkies 2005by Leo EnrightLeo Enright of Sharbot Lake is one of the foremost authorities in Canadian amateur astronomy. Leo is an accomplished solar and aurora observer, and has written the Beginner's Observing Guide.
and his wife, Denise Sabatini, have had a minor planet named after them
by the Nomenclature of the Solar System Commission of the International
Astronomical Union (IAU). The IAU is an organization of professional
astronomers. The official name of the minor planet is (9070) Ensab =
1993 OZ (Ensab is a combination of their last names) and it is the only
name recognized by astronomers worldwide.
Brilliant Venus leads a December parade of planets, December 2005
Mars, the feature attraction, October, 2005
Two brilliant planets continue their amazing dance, September, 2005
A Convergence of Planets and a Shower of Meteors, August, 2005
A Rare Evening Planetary Array, June, 2005
Three Dazzling Planets & Several Conjunctions, April, 2005
Chance to see Mercury and a Lunar Occultation, March, 2005
Three Bright Planets and the Stellar Ring Around Orion, February, 2005
Five Planets & a Bright Comet, January, 2005