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Meade Series 5000 MWA Eyepiece

In January Meade launched the Series 5000 MWA Eyepiece.  With an apparent field of view of 100deg, this is the widest available from Meade.  Currently only four focal lengths are available: 5mm, 10mm, 15mm and 21mm.  46 more words


Messier 81 and Messier 82

We had a small window of what I thought were decent skies. Actually, I had gone to bed,but looked through the window and saw clear skies. 109 more words


The Sirius Star System A, B and C ?


It is the largest, most brilliant star in our hemisphere and it is known as the blue-white star.Sirius A is 8.7 light years from Earth and moving on a direct course toward our solar system.It is located in the jaws of the Great Dog, Canis Major constellation – hence it is known as the Dog Star. 526 more words

Venus Under Pressure How high is the atmospheric pressure on...

Venus Under Pressure

How high is the atmospheric pressure on Venus? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week’s Random Space Fact!

By: The Planetary Society.

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The End of Night

The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light
By Paul Bogard
Back Bay Books/Little Brown & Co., New York, 2013… 1,297 more words