Tag: stars

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.

Oct. 12, 2021

All Eyes on the Moon!

It's time for International Observe the Moon Night.

Sept. 28, 2021

The Horse in the Square

Count stars in Pegasus for science, and find the most distantthing you can see with your eyes alone.

Sept. 21, 2021

The Veil in the Milky Way

The autumnal equinox brings longer, crisp evening, the perfect time to hunt down treasures in the Milky Way.

Sept. 14, 2021

Shine on, Harvest Moon!

Why do we have a "Harvest Moon"?

Sept. 7, 2021

Summer Sights for Balmy Nights

Balmy late summer evenings offer a great time to view the splemdors of the summer sky.

Aug. 31, 2021

Grab a Swan by the Tail

Count the stars in Cygnus, the Swan for science.

Aug. 3, 2021

Dog Days and Summer's Haze

How the "Dog days" got their name, and hazy sights in the summer sky.

July 27, 2021

Saturn is Back!

A look at an unusual day, and the ringed planet reaches opposition.

July 20, 2021

Hazy Nights with the Thunder Moon

Scattered moonlight and smoke from distant wildfires subdue the views of the summer sky.

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