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Celebration of Space - September 24, 2021

Celebration of Space - September 24, 2021

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

Summer through early winter is meteor watching season on planet Earth, with several meteor showers occurring, there is always something happening in the sky. In 2021, we have seen a nice increase in regular meteor activity out at Frosty Drew during the ove...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 12:17:01 EDT

Celebration of Space - September 17, 2021

Celebration of Space - September 17, 2021

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 3:21 pm EDT, Earth will reach the point in our orbit where we are neither tilted towards or away from the Sun. This is the Autumnal Equinox and marks the first day of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. Those who...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 13:46:52 EDT

Celebration of Space - September 10, 2021

Celebration of Space - September 10, 2021

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Have you seen Jupiter’s four Galilean Moons in a telescope before? They are easily visible on the sides of Jupiter when observing with even a small telescope. Each of the four moons are unique in their own way and are some of the largest moons, as well a...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 12:20:59 EDT

Celebration of Space - September 3, 2021

Celebration of Space - September 3, 2021

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On Sunday, September 5, 2021, Venus and the bright blue star Spica, which is the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, will put on a fantastic conjunction, which has been building up over the past few nights. Spica, also known as Alpha Virgo is the 15...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 3 Sep 2021 11:42:58 EDT

Celebration of Space - August 27, 2021

Celebration of Space - August 27, 2021

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Have you noticed the bright star that has been hanging around the southeast sky during the evening hours lately? Well that’s not a star, it’s actually the largest planet in the Solar System. Jupiter is so big that even at a distance of 374 million mile...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 14:20:33 EDT

Celebration of Space - August 20, 2021

Celebration of Space - August 20, 2021

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This coming Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 8:02 am the August full moon will occur. We call the August Moon either the Full Green Corn Moon or the Full Sturgeon Moon. Of which, both work for New England. If taking an August drive outside of the urban and subur...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 12:20:07 EDT