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Celebration of Space - September 24, 2021

Entry Date: Sep 24, 2021

Published Under: 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... more
Celebration of Space - September 17, 2021

Entry Date: Sep 17, 2021

Published Under: 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... more
Celebration of Space - September 10, 2021

Entry Date: Sep 10, 2021

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

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 we... more
Celebration of Space - September 3, 2021

Entry Date: Sep 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 th... more