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A moment of peace at St. Paul’s — December 14

BE STILL MY SOUL Come and rest in...

Sheet Pan Chicken with Lemon and Olives

by Susan Hanna This recipe from Bonnie Stern’s...

November Nature Talk: Flying Squirrels

Contributed by Chris Baburek The subject of the...

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October – Look East to the Pleiades

by Pat Browne The Pleiades - a naked eye Open Star Cluster (also known from Greek mythology as the Seven Sisters) We first encountered the Pleiades setting...

MVNSC – Fall Astronomy Session Introduction

Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation  -  FALL  Astronomy Sessions Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority in partnership with: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa...

Fall 2018 Night Sky Sessions – Info

Come join us for night sky observing  starting Friday September 14.  Learn the Fall constellations and observe their star clusters and galaxies . Learn...

August 2018 Mars Bright and Large but Low in the Sky

by Pat Browne Recently, a Night Sky Friend recently wrote me to me...: Looking at Mars lately and wondering if you have already or are intending...

Ice Cube – Astrophysics In July

by Pat Browne Detection of Cosmic Ray Source Galaxy - a chilling discovery On July 12 2018, the Ice Cube neutrino Laboratory at the Amundsen–Scott South...

The NightSky of Spring

Spring Observing: West (late Winter) to South East(Spring) To see the stars in the Spring Constellations, the Earth's orbit is in a locations such...

Observing Lunar Horizons – each day a ‘New Horizon’

The Moon After Sunset approaching 'first quarter' was an enchanting sight. It was warm out, and reasonably dry and the 'seeing' was good...

Astronomy Session Introduction

Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation - Astronomy Sessions Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority in partnership with: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa Astronomy...

Spring Night Sky Sessions

The MVCA Night Sky Conservation team is pleased to offer a series of informal Astronomy sessions this Spring. First meeting is on Friday April...

Perihelion and Latest Sunrise, Happy Coincidence for us

January 3 2018 marks Perihelion, and by coincidence it happens at nearly the latest possible sunrise at at 7:42 am local time (darkest morning)...

Oct 2017 Neutron Stars in Collision – Astronomically Significant!

 by Pat Browne The October 2017 announcement of the detection of a gravitational wave event, GW170817 from the merger of two neutron stars are producing  significant ...

Fall 2017 Night Sky Astronomy Course

by Pat Browne Night Sky Autumn Observing sessions will begin this year on the first day of  Autumn  (Autumnal Equinox) The 4 sessions will be devoted...

Moon Events – August 2017

The August 2017 lunar calendar is busy with observational opportunities. Full Moon - Partial Lunar Eclipse New Moon - Partial Solar Eclipse At Full moon...

July Sky – The Twilight Zone

by Pat Browne July is a difficult month to ramble through the skies at night. We (observers at northern latitudes) get so little darkness, and...

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