Category Archives: Stars

Mid-April Stargazing 2012

Ah, spring. Trees are budding, my plum tree is preparing to flower, and the evenings are mild and great for taking a kid out stargazing. Here’s a quick guide to some of the things you can show them. Looking west … Continue reading

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Stellar Scale

A cool thing about studying astronomy is that you can boggle your mind again and again as you try to conceive of strange things like black holes or magnetars, or even the size and scale of things. Well, here is … Continue reading

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