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A Cosmic Soap Opera Oct. 19, 2017

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Week of October 22-28, 2017 Did you ever wonder what folks did for entertainment before they had TV... Read More

Are We Alone? Oct. 05, 2017

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Week of October 8-14, 2017 Who among us has never gazed into a starry night sky and wondered, "Are ... Read More

Planetary 'Alignment' at Dawn Sep. 07, 2017

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Week of September 10-16, 2017 One of the many interesting sights in the sky is one that's completel... Read More

Finding the Farthest Planet From the Sun Aug. 24, 2017

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Week of August 27-Sept. 2, 2017 Scientists are in the business of classifying things. They classify... Read More

Capture the Cosmos! Jul. 14, 2017

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Week of July 16-22, 2017 If you can see it, you can photograph it. This is Mammana's First Law of N... Read More

In Search of Messier's Goldmine Jul. 06, 2017

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Week of July 9-15, 2017 Back in the late 18th and early 19th centuries — long before anyone ha... Read More

Check out This Week's Mini-Moon! Jun. 01, 2017

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Week of June 4-10, 2017 At least once a year we hear about the supermoon, when the full moon appear... Read More

Mooning Around With Jupiter Apr. 20, 2017

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Week of April 23-29, 2017 It was little over four centuries ago that the great Italian astronomer G... Read More

Time Travel Among the Stars Apr. 06, 2017

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Week of April 9-15, 2017 It's been said that most of what we know about the universe comes to us in... Read More

The Return of Jupiter Mar. 30, 2017

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Week of April 2-8, 2017 What a great way to begin springtime. Jupiter is back in our night sky, and... Read More

Finding the Horse and Rider Mar. 16, 2017

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Week of March 19-25, 2017 We terrestrial stargazers have it easy. We orbit a single star, and we lo... Read More

Finding the Celestial Lion Mar. 02, 2017

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Week of March 5-11, 2017 I've spent more than three fun decades working in some of the great planet... Read More

Spotting the Celestial Unicorn Feb. 16, 2017

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Week of February 19-25, 2017 Among the stars of the night sky lie constellations that derive from r... Read More

Well, That's a Star of a Different Color! Jan. 05, 2017

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Week of Jan. 8-14, 2017 I've been gazing skyward for more than five decades, and in that time I've ... Read More

Spotting the Seven Sisters Dec. 01, 2016

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Week of December 4-10, 2016 One of the wonderful features of the nighttime sky is its timelessness.... Read More

Buying Your First Telescope Nov. 24, 2016

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Week of November 27-December 3, 2016 Well, it's that time of year again. The holidays are barreling... Read More

A Celestial Halloween Oct. 27, 2016

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Week of October 30-November 5, 2016 Ghosts and goblins and ghouls, oh, my! That's what many of us w... Read More

Finding Uranus after Dark Oct. 06, 2016

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Week of October 9-15, 2016 If there's one thing I've learned during my decades of living on this pla... Read More

Seeing a Double Planet -- and More! Aug. 18, 2016

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Week of August 21-27, 2016 Have you noticed those three bright stars appearing low in the western sk... Read More

Paths of the Moon and Sun This Summer Jun. 16, 2016

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Week of June 19-25, 2016 As the sun disappears from view behind the western horizon on the evenings ... Read More