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Upcoming Astronomy Events

As a service to our community, Sky & Telescope lists astronomy-related events, including star parties, observatory public nights, astronomy talks, and more. Star parties offer dark skies and astronomical fellowship and often cater to families and feature special activities for kids. Public nights give the general public a chance to view the sky through large telescopes, and public talks are a great place to learn the fundamentals of the science and the craft.
You’ll also see online events offered here.
And if you’d like free copies of Sky & Telescope‘s Let’s Go Stargazing flyer or door prizes for your next star party, you can fill out this form.

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"Capturing the Solar Cycle" with Jack Newton


World-renowned Canadian amateur astronomer Jack Newton has found it fascinating to witness and record fluctuations in the solar cycle. Using a 90mm Double Etalon Coronado filter, he has recorded the Sun while its stormy behavior builds to a maximum, and its magnetic field reverses. Then, he has photographed it again as it settles back down […]