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By Rob Webb on December 7, 2019 in

December, though probably very cold, will bring us some close encounters, a meteor showers, all 5 naked-eye planets, and some very long nights.

By AwesomeAstro Pod on December 5, 2018 in

Prepare your instrument for December night sky. Comet Wirtanen will be at its closest approach. And What makes a galaxy? more with @awesomeastropod at #365DaysOfAstro

By Rob Webb on December 2, 2017 in

The holidays are upon us, and we have a great Geminid Meteor Shower, the winter constellations appearing, 2 or 3 morning planets, and a year-end occultation of Aldebaran by the Moon.

By Peter Grego, Alastair McBeath, Ian Morison, and Robin Scagell on October 3, 2009 in

Date: October 3, 2009 Title: Red Fireballs, Quiet Quakes and Heat Haze Podcaster: Peter Grego, Alastair McBeath, Ian Morison, Robin Scagell. Organization: Society for Popular Astronomy. Description: Contributions from several section directors and advisers from the Society for Popular Astronomy, which was set up in 1953 to help beginners to astronomy of all ages. […]