Category Archives: In The Night Sky

Read News of the Meteor Shower

Several sites are reporting good Geminid Meteor Showers.  Here are just a few, some have video… NASA Meteor Shower – What A Show! Incredible Sky Show: Geminid Meteor Shower Images from Around the World Brighest Fireball Ever Caught by… Updates … Continue reading

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Watch for Comet Wirtanen Debris

From:  EarthSky News We’ve had lots of reports of meteors this week, and most are probably part of the Geminid meteor shower, scheduled to peak late night December 13 to dawn December 14 for North American (evening December 14 to … Continue reading

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Enjoy Something Just Beautiful!

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Found on Facebook, traced back to Space.com… Read the article after the awe… Star Cluster Near Orion Nebula Revealed in Telescope Views

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Spotting Tool

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You know about Heaven’s Above from before.  I just found a site that notifies you when the ISS – International Space Station is overhead. It’s pretty easy to sign up.  You do need to confirm. It lasts a year and … Continue reading

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Thousand Oaks, CA Star Party

Link to learn more: Oak Canyon Astronomy Group

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November 2012

Monthly Sky Watch from:  The Old Farmer’s Almanac Here are the monthly sky watch highlights. Each month, we share the wonders of the universe to help you explore the night sky from your own backyard. (Note: Times listed below are … Continue reading

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Watch for the Soyuz to dock With ISS and Dragon to Undock This Week

From:  CBC News The Russian Soyuz spacecraft is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station at 8:30 a.m. ET Thursday. Two Russian flight engineers and one American are aboard: Oleg Novitskiy, Evgeny Tarelkin and Kevin Ford. They will join … Continue reading

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Catch a Dragon By the Tail?

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If you are anywhere near Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Sunday night, October 7th, there is a chance to see the rocket contrail of the SpaceX Dragon launch.  It launches a little late – still worth looking for. This flight is … Continue reading

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Light Pollution

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I know this may not seem like an important topic.  I assure you, it affects security as much as our view of the heavens which connects to our ancestors and our heritage.  I’m learning it affects our health too now! … Continue reading

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Visit APOD – Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Just for fun, you might want to visit Visit APOD – Astronomy Picture of the Day when you need quick a dose of space or a little break from your routine. There are some marvelous pictures there of all sorts … Continue reading

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