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Night Sky Sights

Explore the Winter Hexagon Tonight

This expansive region is home to plenty of bright stars and deep-sky wonders.

Night Sky Sights

Winter’s High Moon

A nearly full Moon offers plenty to see and ponder.

Learning About the Sky

A Quick Tour of Orion, the Hunter

The evening sky this week presents a near perfect opportunity to explore winte'rs marquee constellation, Orion, with binoculars or a small telescope.

Waiting for darkness.

Celestial News & Events

A Selection of Observing Resources for Getting Started in Astronomy

Here are some great books, star charts, and other observing accessories to help you get the most out of your new telescope.