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The Great Summer Triangle Jul. 18, 2019

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Week of July 21-27, 2019 Now that we in the Northern Hemisphere are firmly rooted in summertime, we ... Read More

My Longtime Celestial Friend May. 30, 2019

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Week of June 2-8, 2019 Summer is on its way to Earth's Northern Hemisphere, and with it comes a chan... Read More

Make Friends with Vega May. 16, 2019

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Week of May 19-25, 2019 Over my 40-year-plus career, I've read a lot of astronomy books. You may be ... Read More

Seeing in The Dark Mar. 28, 2019

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Week of March 31-April 6, 2019 Anyone who has ever spent time under a dark night sky knows how chall... Read More

A Rivalry of Cosmic Proportions Mar. 07, 2019

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A Rivalry of Cosmic Proportions Gazing into the dark, starry heavens of a cool springtime evening i... Read More

As the World Turns Jan. 24, 2019

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Week of Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2019 Most people know that the Earth's rotation causes the sun to rise in th... Read More

The Great Celestial Hunter Jan. 17, 2019

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Week of Jan. 20-26, 2019 One of my favorite constellations in all the heavens has made its grand ret... Read More

Watch the Total Lunar Eclipse! Jan. 10, 2019

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Week of Jan. 13-19, 2019 If you've got plans for Sunday evening, Jan. 20, break 'em! Or, better yet... Read More

Finding the 'Dinky Dipper' Jan. 03, 2019

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Week of Jan. 6-12, 2019 Pay close attention to your everyday world and you'll soon realize that we'r... Read More

Which Astronomy Books Are Best? Dec. 13, 2018

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Week of Dec. 16-22, 2018 One of the most common questions I get around the holiday gift-giving seaso... Read More

A Comet Cometh Dec. 06, 2018

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Week of Dec. 9-15, 2018 Not many know the name Carl Alvar Wirtanen, but in December many stargazers ... Read More

Buying Your First Telescope Nov. 22, 2018

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Week of Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2018 During many of my public stargazing programs, I'm frequently asked, "Wh... Read More

Star Names Nov. 08, 2018

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Week of Nov. 11-17, 2018 With the holiday season barreling toward us like an out-of-control sleigh, ... Read More

What Time Is It? Nov. 01, 2018

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Week of Nov. 4-10, 2018 Here we are at that magical time of year when I encounter a surprising numbe... Read More

Watching Night Rise Sep. 27, 2018

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Week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2018 I've always felt that we learn best when something intrigues us enough... Read More

A Change of Seasons Sep. 13, 2018

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Week of Sept. 16-22, 2018 Around this time of year, I've had just about enough of summertime. Grant... Read More

Encounter With the Red Planet Jul. 19, 2018

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Week of July 22-28, 2018 While in college during the early 1970s, I worked one summer as a counselor... Read More

A Beautiful Sight at Dusk Jun. 07, 2018

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Week of June 10-16, 2018 Have you been watching the remarkable jewel sparkling in the western sky af... Read More

Reading a Star Map May. 31, 2018

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Week of June 3-9, 2018 I still recall how challenging it was to find my way around the sky for the f... Read More

Why Is the Night Sky Dark? May. 10, 2018

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Week of May 13-19, 2018 If you're out looking for the moon early this week, you'll have a tough time... Read More