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A starry band of the Milky Way climbs over Yosemite Valley, Sierra Nevada Range, planet Earth.
Jupiter is the brightest celestial beacon on the wintry scene, though. Standing… Continue reading
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is as constant as the North Star. In other words, it only looks constant — its constancy depends on how long we watch it. …
Three shots by amateur astronomers taken on September 7th (top) and… Continue reading
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Skygazers around planet Earth enjoyed the close encounter of planets and Moon in July 15’s predawn skies. And while many saw bright Jupiter next to the slender, waning crescent, Europeans… Continue reading
[CLICK ON IMAGE TO ZOOM] Early morning dog walkers got a visual treat last week as bright stars and planets appeared to line up.
Pictured above, easily visible from left to right, were the Pleiades open star cluster, Jupiter, Venus,… Continue reading