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This Week's Sky at a Glance, March 1 – 9

This Week's Sky at a Glance, March 1 – 9

It's early March, so the Winter Triangle balances on Sirius after dark. The Gemini twins float high across the meridian. Leo jumps the gun on spring.

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March Podcast: A Barely-There Lunar Eclipse

Sky Tour Podcast

As told in the latest episode of our long-running Sky Tour astronomy podcast, this month it’ll be challenging to a special kind of lunar eclipse on March 25th — but easy to spot five of the 10 brightest stars in the night sky.

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My Stellar Love Affair with the Pleiades

My Stellar Love Affair with the Pleiades

When we observe the little wonders of the sky, we can form deep personal connections.

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Issue Highlights

  • Eclipse Expeditions that “Discovered” the Sun

    Trudy E. Bell

  • Observe April’s Eclipse with Your AM Radio

    Joe Rao

  • Mapping Our Galactic Backyard

    Catherine Zucker