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This Week's Sky at a Glance, February 23 – March 3

This Week's Sky at a Glance, February 23 – March 3

The full Moon splits the Sickle, the dawn Moon occults Antares, carnivore constellations stand up in the east, and the zodiacal light is at its evening best.

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February Podcast: Orion and His Cosmic Critters

Sky Tour Podcast

As told in this month’s Sky Tour astronomy podcast, Orion, the Hunter, dominates February’s evening sky, but he seems unaware of the cosmic prey that surrounds him.

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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