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Eye on the Night Sky

Eye on the Night Sky

September 30, 2016

Nightly Events

  • Tonight:

    The dark skies near the new Moon are always rewarding for the faint stars now exposed. Yet, despite their lack of luster, these lesser components are by far the most numerous. Consider that on a dark, clear night you can see up to 3000 stars, yet only 35 are as bright, or brighter, than the stars of the Big Dipper.

  • October 1: