Women of the George | Passion for the Stars

Four women stand in front of a large telescope

Passion. It has a funny way of shaping your life, and for three women, a passion for astronomy brought them all to The George Observatory. Tracy Knauss, Hannah Lange, and Alicia Tristan have all found their way to the George Observatory, working as either staff or volunteers, for years, and the journey that led them […]

Saturn Rises | July 2021 Sky Happenings

Mars is still low in the west—visible right as night falls.  Venus remains in the evening sky this month. It overtakes Mars on July 12; the two planets appear about one half degree (the size of the Full Moon) apart that night. Venus outshines everything except the Sun and the Moon, so it is unmistakable low in […]

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