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  • Have you noticed the weather is changing? The days and nights seem cooler as the month of September moves on. The seasons are transitioning this month.…
  • As the sky darkens tonight, you can easily see Jupiter to the East. Looking a little further to the Southeast the next bright object is Saturn. Saturn is…
  • After sundown in the late summer, one of the first visible stars will be Vega. It will be almost directly over your head. At star parties I am often asked…
  • The following is an unedited transcript:Jupiter is the largest of the sun’s planets. Like Saturn, Jupiter is a “gas giant” made up of mostly hydrogen and…
  • The following is an unedited transcript:My wife will often say that astronomy is a deceiving hobby. When you look at something through a telescope lens…
  • After the sunsets this week the constellation Leo the Lion will be setting in the western horizon. His head is formed by a few stars that look like a…
  • Imagine using the same computer you have had for more than 30 years and then having problems with this computer and you need to have them fixed. This is…
  • This week after the sun sets and if you have a good view of the western evening sky you will see two planets, Venus and Mars, very close to one another.…
  • High concentrations of stars viewed in binoculars or a telescope are always exciting to see. These sometimes appear as star clusters. There are two main…
  • With the long days and warm nights, summer is a great time to get out and enjoy the stars and see our own Milky Way Galaxy. Our solar system is just one…