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An Early Holiday Treat for Stargazers

Entry Date: Dec 10, 2018

Published Under: David Huestis's Columns

As the year advances into the month of December, sunrise times occur much later in the morning, while sunset times occur much earlier. Here in southern New England the latest sunrise is around 7:13:09 a.m. on January 2, whereas the earliest sunset is a... more
Dressing for All-Night Winter Stargazing

Entry Date: Dec 7, 2018

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

With the heart of winter bearing down on New England in full attack mode, stargazing starts to sound a bit relentless and the idea becomes as remote as a sunny day at the beach. Though the cold temperatures and snowy landscape can be a cause for therma... more
Gear Up for the Geminid Meteor Shower

Entry Date: Dec 6, 2018

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Overnight December 13-14th, gear up for a fabulous night of shooting stars and frigid temps as the fabled Geminid Meteor Shower peak is coming to the skies over planet Earth. Producing upwards of 120 meteors per hour under perfect conditions, sky watch... more
Weekly Happenings - October 26, 2018

Entry Date: Oct 26, 2018

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Weekly Happenings is a weekly digest of current events and happenings in astronomy and science, either local or worldwide. This is the place to grab a quick astro-fix to settle your anxiety about space or perhaps to woo your friends with your astro-pro... more