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By Rob Webb on September 7, 2019 in
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September is very uneventful, with a week of a close encounter lineup of the Moon, Jupiter, and Saturn, and the rather uneventful Autumnal Equinox. However, the nights are getting longer and the days shorter and cooler.

By Rob Webb on June 1, 2019 in
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June will be warmer, with shorter nights, but still some good events. Watch for Mercury and Mars in a conjunction mid-month, Jupiter up all night long, and some good lunar close encounters.

By WSH team on May 24, 2013 in
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Podcaster: Fraser Cain, Nicole Gugliucci, David Dickinson, Nancy Atkinson, Pamela Gay

By WSH team on May 17, 2013 in
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Podcaster: Fraser Cain, Nicole Gugliucci, David Dickinson, Nancy Atkinson, Pamela Gay

By Augusto Valdés on August 12, 2009 in
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Date: August 12, 2009 Title: Ancient Astronomy; The Mayans Podcaster: Augusto Valdés Organization: Instituto de Astronomía UNAM www.astroscu.unam.mx. Description: A brief introduction on how the Mayans took advantage of their geographical location in order to study Venus, how they knew about other objects and the significance of their calendar. (and, briefly, how the world is […]

By David M. F. Chapman on March 23, 2009 in

Date: March 23, 2009 Title: Venus moves from the Evening Sky to the Morning Sky Podcaster: David M. F. Chapman Organization: Astronomy Nova Scotia: http://www.astronomynovascotia.ca/ David Chapman’s website: http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/dave.chapman/astro_page2.html Description: Venus has appeared high in the western sky throughout the winter. As it nears Inferior Conjunction on March 27, it plunges into the sunset almost 8 degrees North of […]