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July 29: A great night for stargazers

by William Murmann, CAA President We had one of our most successful public star parties for the Medina County Park District last night (July 29) at Letha House. I don’t have an exact count, but I think 100 or more … Continue reading

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Mornings bring planetary possibilities

Over recent weeks we have watched as several planets have appeared close together in our morning sky — when clear, that is — and even seen them shift their positions as the days passed! Beginning this frigid week and continuing into mid-February, … Continue reading

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Earth and Moon seen from Saturn and Mercury

These images show views of Earth and the moon from NASA’s Cassini (left) and MESSENGER spacecraft (right) from July 19, 2013. In the Cassini image, the wide-angle camera has captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth and its moon in … Continue reading

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May’s planetary dance

From SpaceWeather.com… PLANETS AT DAWN: No coffee? No problem! To wake up any morning this week, all you need to do is look out the window. Mars, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury are aligning in the eastern sky for a spectacular … Continue reading

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Mercury projects featured on stamps

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL — The Postal Service dedicated two stamps on May 4, 2011 commemorating two historic events — one that occurred a half century ago, and the second that’s making history now. The 50th anniversary of America’s first … Continue reading

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