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The Constellation Boötes

In the northern skies, flanked by the Big Dipper, lies the Bootes constellation, one of the traditional constellations listed by…

4 years ago

Which Star Will Explode Next?

Come on Betelguese, explode already. Or maybe it'll be Eta Carinae. Which of the billions of stars in the galaxy…

7 years ago

Will The Sun Explode?

All stars die, some more violently than others. Once our own Sun has consumed all the hydrogen fuel in its…

7 years ago

See Venus and the Moon Together in the Sky on September 8

Sky watchers worldwide are in for a treat Sunday evening September 8, 2013 as the waxing crescent Moon passes near…

7 years ago

Lunar and Planetary Conjunction on August 21, 2012

Last night -- if you were in a good location -- the Moon, Spica, Mars, Saturn all came together in…

8 years ago

See the “Martian Triangle” in the Sky Tonight!

If -- like me -- you've been focusing on all the great images and news coming from the Mars Science…

8 years ago

Weekly SkyWatcher’s Forecast: April 23-29, 2012

[/caption] Greetings, fellow SkyWatchers! What a great week to just enjoy some great unaided eye astronomy observations. Who can resist…

9 years ago