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Dumbbell Nebula

Astronomy and Stargazing Projects

Managing Your Deep-Sky References

Amateur astronomer Phillip Kane gives some advice on organizing "your" observing experts to assist you at the eyepiece.

Observing at the Diffraction Limit

Stargazer's Corner: Adventures Under the Night Sky

Observing at the Diffraction Limit

Scientists at the Magellan Telescope grabbed the opportunity to observe crystal clear stars with one of the world's most sophisticated optics systems.

Stellar Science

Astronomers Observe Rare Stellar Eclipse

Amateur observers helped reveal a rare eclipse of a close stellar pair known as b Persei by a third companion star.

Oregon Star Party

Stargazer's Corner: Adventures Under the Night Sky

Star Party Season Has Begun!

It’s time to get away from all those city lights and gather together to share in the secrets of the universe.

Stargazer's Corner: Adventures Under the Night Sky

Observing Report: Revisiting the Herschel Sprint

Amateur astronomer Mark McCarthy share a report of his second run at the Herschel Sprint.

Sun Halo

Stargazer's Corner: Adventures Under the Night Sky

Sun Halo in the French Alps

Reader Michael Knowles discovered the glory of a Sun halo while paragliding above the French Alps.

Spiral galaxy NGC 4911 against star field

Astronomy and Stargazing Projects

Observing Report: The Herschel Sprint

Amateur astronomer Mark McCarthy shares his observing report for his own "Night of Discovery," when he recreated Herschel's legendary "sprint" of April 11, 1785.

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