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September 26, 2006

The "Spring Square" - a new constellation!

I overslept, so when I got up just before 5 am I knew there wan't too much to be gained by setting up a scope. Still, as I headed downstairs I glanced out through the door to the upstairs deck...
Posted by Greg Stone at 06:09 AM
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September 25, 2006

Of twins, our Sun, and what we see

Out at 4 am – clear – average seeing . . . Castor and Pollux – the reversed twins – were they swapped at birth in the hospital? - are fascinating. I had not noticed it before, but Castor –...
Posted by Greg Stone at 06:26 AM
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September 04, 2006

View planets in the day time?

You bet! And that's hardly news to veteran observers. But I have to admit I haven’t bothered to look for planets in the daylight before for a variety of reasons. However, I've been reading "Seeing in the Dark" by Timothy...
Posted by Greg Stone at 07:54 PM
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