Night Sky

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...

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...

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...

Feb 2018 – ‘black’ moon … and Betelgeuse the friendly red (super)giant

by Pat Browne Now that we're over the media event of the Jan 31st 2018 Blue, Blood, Super... moon... 'Blue', (2nd Full moon in the...

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 –...

 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...

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