SKYWATCH: ASTRONOMERS SPOT FIRST-KNOWN INTERSTELLAR ‘COMET’, GET MOONSTRUCK ON INTERNATIONAL OBSERVE THE MOON NIGHT, AND MORE

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Astronomers Spot First-Known Interstellar “Comet”

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Telescopes only picked it up a week ago, but it’s likely been traveling through interstellar space for millions of years. Read more…

How Bright is the Moon . . . Exactly?

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An upcoming study will take the old standard of Moon brightness to a new level of precision. Read more…

Get Moonstruck on International Observe the Moon Night

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International Observe the Moon Night gathers people together to observe the Moon and to learn more about it. This year InOMN will be on Saturday, October 28th. Read more…

OBSERVING HIGHLIGHTS

This Week’s Sky at a Glance, October 27 – November 4

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Saturn, in southern Ophiuchus, glows low in the southwest at dusk this week. It’s the only bright planet in evening view. Read more…

Crazy Kids! Guide to Young Stars and Their Birth Clouds

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Feeling tired, run down? These fuzzy stars are guaranteed to pique your interest and make you feel young again. Read more…

Tour October’s Sky: Saturn in the Southwest

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October’s astronomy podcast helps you track down Saturn after sunset and offers a peek at what’s in view before dawn. Read more…

The Inconstant Star

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The joys of observing variable stars are predictably wonderful. Read more…

Star Clusters: Four for the Road

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Using binoculars, find these four clusters that will fit comfortably in the same field of view — observe part of the structure of the galaxy made visible. Read more…

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