Category: Space Talk
18Sep2017

Touching A Star

How would you like to touch a star the next clear night? It’s not only possible but inevitable due to the amazing “photon connection”! So many of nature’s wonders we often fail to recognize in our busy lives (the majestic rising of the Earth’s shadow in the east at sunset being just one example). But …

04Sep2017

Celestial Traffic Jam!

SKY TALK – SEPTEMBER, 2017 Celestial Traffic Jam! Most of our columns (in addition to telescope-related topics) are devoted to celestial objects and events visible in the evening sky. But occasionally, something spectacular happens in the pre-dawn morning sky worth rising early for—as is the case of this month’s lunar-planetary-stellar conclave. ———————————————————————————————————— On the early …

Camera view solar eclipse
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Telescopes Before Sunset?

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NASA’s Discovery of 7 Exoplanets

Mars Mud
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Hubble conselice 2 trillion 100 billion galaxies in universe
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