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by Fred H.
3 days ago |
Fred says: Unless otherwise specified, viewing times are local time regardless of time zone, and are good for the entire Lower 48 states (and, generally, for Alaska and Hawaii). Check out  last week's tips  if you missed a... more»
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by Fred H.
3 days ago (1 reply) |
Last reply by Fred : Mercury  is hidden deep in the glow of sunset. Venus  (magnitude –4.1, in Taurus) blazes in the west during and after twilight — the "Evening Star." It doesn't set in the west-northwest until nearly two... more»
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by Fred H.
3 days ago (1 reply) |
Last reply by Fred : Wednesday, April 15 Bright Arcturus is climbing high in the east these evenings, and equally bright Capella is descending high in the northwest. They stand at exactly the same height above your horizon at some moment between... more»
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by Fred H.
2 weeks ago |
Fred says: Unless otherwise specified, viewing times are local time regardless of time zone, and are good for the entire Lower 48 states (and, generally, for Alaska and Hawaii). Check out  last week's tips  if you missed a... more»
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by Fred H.
2 weeks ago |
Fred says: On March 17th, two white outbreaks dominated the turbulent wake of the Great Red Spot on its following (celestial eastern) side (to the right here). South is up. The Red Spot Hollow was wide and light-colored. Far... more»
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by Fred H.
2 weeks ago (2 replies) |
Last reply by Fred : Once you get a telescope,  to put it to good use you'll need a detailed, large-scale sky atlas (set of charts). The standards are the little  Pocket Sky Atlas ,  which shows stars to magnitude 7.6; the larger... more»
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by Fred H.
1 year ago (37 replies) |
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