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April 6, 2021
Celebrate International Dark Sky Week!
A week to ponder nights without stars.
March 9, 2021
"Now let me see," the Golux said. "If you can touch the clocks and never start them, then you can start the clocks and never touch them. That's logic, as I know and use it...." -- James Thurber, "The 13 Clocks"
Time to change those pesky clocks again!
Feb. 9, 2021
A Binocular Tour of the Winter Sky
Some easy targets for binocular owners.
Feb. 2, 2021
"And the Seasons, They Go Round and Round"
Why there are six more weeks of winter...really!
Jan. 26, 2021
Shadowing the Groundhog
The origins of Groundhog Day.
Jan. 12, 2021
Time to try out that new telescope!
Did you get a new telescope over the holidays? This is a good week to try it out.
Dec. 23, 2020
Our Annual Holiday "Sky", in Rhyme
We take a break for the winter holidays and pay homage (?) to the most famous poet of the season.
Dec. 8, 2020
Catch a Falling Star, and Look For One That Winks At You
The annual Gemind meteor shower peaks Dec. 13-14, and the "Demon Star" fades.
Nov. 24, 2020
Thankful for the Cornucopia
A bright star symbolizes our annual Thanksgiving tradition.
Nov. 17, 2020
Tales of Bears and Maidens
A look at the skylore of the Big Dipper and the Pleiades.