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Winter Star Trails

February 28, 2014 – 10:16 PM

  I really enjoy spending time under the stars… But I have to admit that more often than not, it’s either too cold or I’m too exhausted.  While star gazing can be very relaxing and enjoyable, it does take considerable effort. Putting together a plan of what you want to look at, setting up the […]

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Nov 3, 2013 Solar Eclipse

November 3, 2013 – 11:03 AM

Today’s space news is a solar eclipse!  The path of the eclipse passes it across the Atlantic ocean and into Africa.  However, the East Coast US, where I live, was given the opportunity for a partial solar eclipse.  It isn’t as great as total, but even partial eclipses are rare.  As the sun rose (6:40am […]

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Fall 2013 Staunton River Star Party

October 9, 2013 – 8:48 PM

  I had a wonderful time at the star party.  It’s always great to see so many people and spend some quality time under the stars.  It’s great learning from others and sharing what I know during public night. You couldn’t ask for much better weather!   The star party ran Oct 1-6 – and each […]

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