Day: March 14, 2017

What Stars Do I See Tonight? The Pleiades Cluster

The Pleiades Cluster is seen from fall to spring. Most people see 6 to 7 bright stars in a tight bunch. Some think they look like a little dipper, and so it gets mistaken for Ursa Minor, our little dipper, often. The Pleiades are a group of over 2,000 stars, all born from the same…
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What Stars Do I See Tonight? Orion, the Hunter

Imagine yourself living many, many years ago in a time when there was no electricity. When night fell, you did not have¬†electrical power¬†to light up your home like we do today. Imagine yourself cooking on an open fire outside, and when the fire went out, you looked up to the sky, and saw bright shining…
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