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Mars rises as Jupiter sets

On clear dark nights away from city lights, you will often be greeted by a panorama of sparkling ...


Galileo, Starry Messenger to the world

In 1608, a Dutch spectacle-maker by the name of Hans Lippershey invented an optical tube that caused far-away ...


Blue Moon to happen December 31

If you are a moon-watcher, you know that the moon has been getting brighter lately and tonight it ...


Mars, Orion, and the Pleiades Star Cluster

During winter, stars seem brighter than at any other time of year. In reality, more stars are ...


Mars returns after extended absence

Once every two years the earth catches up with the red planet, Mars, allowing skywatchers a close-up view ...