Tag: galaxies

May 24, 2022

A Comet Collision?

A disintegrating comet just might give us a show.

May 3, 2022

In the Merry Month of May

The nights are getting shorter, but May still has a lot to offer.

April 19, 2022

Celebrate and Explore the Dark Sky!

It's International Dark Sky Week, so dim your outside lights and come see the stars with us.

March 22, 2022

Springtime Sky Sights, Near and Far

From nearby planets to distant galaxies, this is the season for "going deep".

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.

June 8, 2021

A Dawn Eclipse, Then a Jump Into the Whirlpool

An unusual dawn solar eclipse, and a journey to a splendid galaxy.

May 4, 2021

Chasing Comet Bits and Distant Galaxies

A meteor shower courtesy of Halley's Comet, and a chance to view into the abyss.

March 30, 2021

Lions and Galaxies and Bears, Oh, My!

Highlights of the springtime sky in the constellations of Leo and Ursa Major.

Nov. 10, 2020

How Many Stars Can You Fit Into a Square?

Counting stars for science, and how to find the most distant thing you can see with your unaided eyes.

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