Sinus Iridium
Observing

The Night Sky This Month: November 2020

November 1, 2020 James Miller 0

November’s night sky brings a wealth of astronomical delights for stargazers to enjoy. The list of celestial events include the Taurids and Orionids meteor showers, planetary close approaches and a penumbral lunar eclipse. So without […]

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The Night Sky This Month: October 2020

October 1, 2020 James Miller 0

Prominent constellations that can be seen in October include Cetus, Pisces, Aries, Triangulum, and Andromeda. Meanwhile, Cassiopeia and the Milky Way are both nearly directly overhead, with the Milky Way stretching across the sky from […]

Perseids
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The Night Sky This Month: August 2020

August 1, 2020 James Miller 0

In the August, the Milky Way can be seen passing through the constellations of Sagittarius, Cygnus, Lyra, Aquila, Cassiopeia and Perseus. Meanwhile, the year’s most reliable meteor shower, the Perseids, is expected to peak on […]

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News & Events

Black Neutron Star Discovered by LIGO

July 11, 2020 James Miller 0

Astronomy is very much a work in progress and our understanding of it is still lacking. Several topics in astronomy are well understood, others are approximated by complex models and simulations. Up to very recently […]

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