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Bob King

"Astro" Bob King is a freelance writer and retired photographer for the Duluth News Tribune.

With two cameras separated by a few miles it's possible to create stereo photo pairs of the aurora borealis.
Get acquainted with the arachnid that did in Orion.
Slather on the bug dope as we take a look at the month's finest naked-eye sky sights and events.
Two fresh craters pock the moon after a rocket booster impact. We're still trying to figure out whose it is.
The five bright planets will still shine at dawn for the next week or two, but Monday morning, June 27, will be our last chance to see the moon in the lineup.
There are more than five planets at dawn. Hidden in the lineup are Uranus, Neptune and the asteroid Vesta. Oh, and Earth, too.
As we celebrate the new season a brightening comet beckons.
Silky and blue, clouds made of meteor dust glow at the edge of outer space.
This remarkable planet parade won't happen again until 2041.
Tuesday night's full moon reminds us it's strawberry season. There's also a chance for auroras the next few nights.