Category Archives: observing

Star Chart App

            It’s always fun to stare at the night sky! Yet stargazing is always more fun when you know what … MoreContinue reading Continue reading

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2016 Planetary Alignment!

As described in class, here are my two favorite articles about this alignment: Get Up Early, See Five Planets at Once! from Sky and Telescope How to View Five Planets Aligning in a Celestial Spectacle from The New York Times I happen to adore the NYT diagram because it shows the Solar System view as […] Continue reading Continue reading

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Observing the Solar System

I took this class because I wanted to learn more about the solar system.  Growing up, I really enjoyed learning about the planets and stars.  One of my favorite parts of the class was the observing.  I was able to see the difference between a red-shifted and blue-shifted star which before this class I wouldn’t […] Continue reading Continue reading

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