Dec. 21, 2021

Happy Solstice Celebrations!

The end of the year in rhyme, with sincere apologies to Clement Clarke Moore.

Dec. 14, 2021

The brightest lights on the longest nights

Winter solstice brings the longest night. Fortunately there's a bright full Moon and the bright stars of winter.

Dec. 7, 2021

The Colorful Seasonal Lights in the Sky

The Geminid Meteor Shower and the bright stars of winter add festivity to the winter sky.

Nov. 30, 2021

Squaring Off in the Autumnal Sky

Using Pegasus to navigate the stars of late fall.

Nov. 23, 2021

Signs of the Season in the Stars

What Thanksgiving symbols are in the stars?

Nov. 16, 2021

Falling Stars and a Vanishing Moon

This week's total lunar eclipse (almost!), and the annual Leonid meteor shower

Nov. 9, 2021

Into the Mouth of the Southern Fish

The autumn sky's brightest star has some interesting characteristics.

Nov. 2, 2021

It's Time For a Change...Of Our Clocks!

We "fall back" to Standard Time.

Oct. 26, 2021

Treats to See in the Halloween Sky

If you have a telescope, share the view with your Halloween visitors!

Oct. 19, 2021

What's There To See Under a Bright Fall Moon?

When a bright Moon washes out the evening sky, here are some things to point your optics toward.


 
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