Tag: stars

April 6, 2021

Celebrate International Dark Sky Week!

A week to ponder nights without stars.

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.

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