I Spy Pluto!

With the New Horizons flyby data collection scheduled for July 14th, this is arguably the year that Plutonians finally catch a break. In recent years, the ex-planet Pluto has received a lot of attention. Now it’s time to make it the focus of your telescopes. Our beloved dwarf shines dimly …

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Dazzling Celestial Dance Featuring Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon

They say two’s company, and three’s a crowd.  Well, in astronomical terms, the opposite is true!  The night sky holds three gems within very close proximity for the next few days: Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon. Easy to see in the western sky, recent twilights are dazzling with this wondrous …

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