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Night Sky Course Spring 2014 Lecture 4

MVNSC: Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation: The Night Sky Around Us Lecture 4 Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa Astronomy Friends Instructor:...

Night Sky Course – Stars and Star Clusters within the Milky Way

Here are some examples of objects that can be seen in our Spring Night Sky. The distances to these stellar systems range from 100...

Night Sky Course – Planets, Earth and Orbits around the Sun

Celestial Motion of Planets - Orbits in the Ecliptic Plane The planets fall into two groups relative to Earth's location: Outer Planets : Sun--Earth--Planet -- Mars,...

Night Sky Observing Tips

You don't have to wait for someone else to show you the stars. Go out one night and look patiently at those distant lights,...

Orion’s Stellar Distances

February - Orion's Stellar Distances by Pat Browne Orion's Sword contains the Trapezium - an asterism containing 4 Stars embedded in Nebulousity Constellation of Orion -...

Night Sky Course – Understanding the Location of Stars

Constellations proceed slowly from night to night How to refer to objects in the sky? Over the course of a month, the same constellation (and...

Night Sky Course Spring 2014 – Lecture 3 Full Moon and Mars

MVNSC: The Night Sky Around Us  Lecture 3 Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa Astronomy Friends Instructor: Pat Browne Assistants: Andrew Lindstrom, Bob...

Stars and Starlight in our Milky Way Galaxy

MVNSC: Stars in our Milky Way Galaxy To the naked eye, everything we see in the night sky is in our galaxy … the vast expanse...

Night Sky Course Spring 2014 Lecture 2

MVNSC - Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation The Night Sky Around Us Lecture 2 Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa Astronomy...

Night Sky Course Lecture 1

  Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation (MVNSC):   “The Night Sky Around Us” Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa Astronomy Friends Instructor: Pat Browne Assistants:...

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