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Guess who's back? See it begin its run tonight. Read post here .
You can find Saturn, right? Good. Then you're ready for my Milky Way treasure hunt. I'll help you find Saturn just in case :) Read post here .
A blue bead in a bleak landscape of rocks and sand, the mighty rover trudges ever upward on its mountain mission. Read post here .
Happy first day of summer! Last night at 11:24 p.m. CDT, the sun reached the top of its roller coaster ride across the sky, marking the summer solstice. That makes today the first full day of the new season. Read post here .
It's an all female crew in the east at dawn tomorrow, the final morning of spring. Read post here .
What do amateur astronomers look at in their telescopes? Planets, double stars, asteroids, comets and deep sky objects. Deep sky is shorthand for galaxies and other cool fuzzy stuff. Tonight, we'll look at a juicy one, simply known as M4. Read post here .
Fireflies return on warm June nights. Discover their intimate connection to the stars. Read post here .
Astronomers discover why some stars fail to get their engines started, while others pour out starshine for billions of years. Read post here .
Neptune's got 'em. Jupiter's got 'em. Uranus has them, too. But no planet has a set of rings like Saturn. See the King of Rings at its best. Read post here .
Leo and the Great Bear make amenable, furry companions at dusk. Read post here .