M52 and M103 in Cassiopeia
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The Night Sky This Month: October 2017

September 29, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Prominent northern hemisphere constellations during October include Cassiopeia almost overhead, and Cetus, Pisces, Aries, and Triangulum towards the south, while to the south-west is Andromeda, which is attached to¬†Pegasus, the most conspicuous constellation associated with […]

Night Sky April 2017
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The Night Sky This Month: April 2017

March 29, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

As the winter constellations gradually start disappearing off the western horizon, their spring counterparts have started rising to prominence in the night sky. Three such constellations can easily be observed in the northern sky during […]

Plato and Lunar Alpine Valley
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The Night Sky This Month: March 2017

February 28, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

This year, the Spring Equinox falls on Monday, March 20th, a date which officially marks the beginning of the astronomical spring in the Northern Hemisphere, although meteorologically speaking the season actually starts on March 1st. […]

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