SKYWATCH: COMET 41P IN NORTHERN EVENING SKY, TRY SEEING VENUS’S CRESCENT, AND MORE

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Runaway Star Points to Stellar Nursery Free-for-all

Sky & Telescope

The discovery of a runaway star in Hubble’s image of the Orion Nebula suggests a stellar tussle ejected three stars 540 years ago.

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OBSERVING HIGHLIGHTS

This Week’s Sky at a Glance, March 24 – April 1

Sky & Telescope

Venus reaches inferior conjunction, and Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak is becoming nicely visible in amateur telescopes high in the northern evening sky. New Moon on Monday (exact at 10:57 p.m. EDT).

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See an Ultrathin Venus Crescent

Sky & Telescope

With Venus approaching inferior conjunction, don’t miss the chance to see one of the thinnest Venus crescents of your life.

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Tour March’s Sky: Venus Sinks, Mercury Rises

Sky & Telescope

In this month’s easy-to-download podcast, find out how you can glimpse Venus in both the evening and predawn skies.

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COMMUNITY

New Webinar: How to Photograph the Milky Way, with Babak Tafreshi

Sky & Telescope

Interested in photographing the Milky Way over picturesque landscapes? Join S&T‘s live webinar on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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Guide to the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Sky & Telescope

The Moon’s umbral shadow will cross the United States on August 21, 2017, creating a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse visible to millions. We’ve assembled the resources here to help you prepare for this grand celestial spectacle.

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Astronomy Q&A

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Find answers to all your science- and hobby-based questions.

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