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January Astronomy

The planets should be perfect for night owls, all of them appearing after midnight, starting with Jupiter and Mars fairly close together in the southeast by the dawn’s twilight. Saturn barely rises by...

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January Weather

Winter deepens in thought and deed each January, even though there is a noticeable change in the daylight by month's end.  Average minimum temperatures are near zero, the temperature at which snow beg...

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House Cleaning

Our doors are closed Jan 1 - 19 while we install new exhibits and take care of our incredible collections. We'll reopen on Saturday, January 20. We take the time to repair and maintain our fragile...

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