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Your March Stargazing Guide – Venus Fades as Mercury Appears
March 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Venus leaves the evening sky this month. (In fact, it is coming around to our side of the Sun, about to overtake the Earth.) Look in the west in evening twilight. Venus is noticeably lower to the horizon each evening, until is lost in the Sun’s glare after Spring Break. How long can you still […]

Sky Happenings in February 2017
February 3, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

The Moon This Month   1st Quarter: February 2, 10:19am        Full: February 10, 6:33pm 3rd Quarter: February 18, 1:35am           New: February 26, 9:00am   The Full Moon of February 10 almost enters the Earth’s shadow.  Rather, it enters the penumbra, a region of space where the Earth only partially […]

What’s “Up” This Month – Celestial Happenings This December
December 3, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Photo courtesy of Pixabay Our resident astronomer James Wooten is back, and he’s here to tell you what to look up for this month! From meteor showers to solar events, December is shaping up to be an exciting end of the year. And  of course he will give you the update on when and where […]

Star Map: September 2016
September 2, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Star Map September 2016 Venus is a little higher in the evening sky this month.    Look low in the west in evening twilight.   Mars and Saturn are now in the southwest at dusk.    Mars continues to fade each night as Earth leaves it farther and farther behind.  Also, it moves faster than […]



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