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Seeing Stars with James Wooten: Comet ISON, Winter Solstice & the Geminid meteor shower
December 4, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

This is it. The final stargazing report of 2013. So let’s get to it, shall we? Venus remains in the west at dusk for one more month. It outshines everything but the Sun and Moon, so you can begin observing it during deep twilight. Shortly after the new year begins, Venus shifts from the evening to […]

Comet ISON Sprouts a Double Tail
November 20, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s guest post is written by John Moffitt, Astrophysicist & HMNS Volunteer. Amateur astronomers are getting a better look at Comet ISON as it dives toward the sun for a Nov. 28th close encounter with solar fire. As the heat rises, the comet brightens, revealing new details every day. This photo, taken Nov. 10th by Michael Jäger of […]

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: the Comet ISON & the end of Daylight Saving Time
November 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Only one more month left in the year! In November, Venus remains in the west at dusk. It outshines everything but the Sun and Moon, so you can begin observing it during deep twilight. Jupiter is high in the morning sky this month. Look for it high in the west at dawn. You can also […]



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