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November 12th in Astronomy and Space Science
Astronomical Event1681Irish optician and astronomer William Molyneux became the first to observe Jupiter without any visible moons.
Unmanned Spaceflight1965Soviet Venera 2 spacecraft launched on a Venus fly-by mission. It passed Venus at distance of 24,140 km (15,000 miles) on 27 Feb 1966.
Unmanned Spaceflight1980Voyager 1 makes its closest approach to Saturn, passing within 64,200 km (40,000 miles) of the cloud tops. Photos returned reveal unprecedented detail in Saturn's ring structure and show that Saturn's moon Mimas is scarred with a crater so huge that the impact must have nearly broken the satellite apart.
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