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While my first love is still visual astronomy, I've also fallen in love with astrophotography over the last dozen years or so. While you can get a great view of the Butle...
January 22, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
In last week's Starwatch, I told you about the astronomical wonders of my favorite constellation Orion the Hunter, the big guy of the winter sky! At nightfall he's waiti...
January 15, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
The constellations of winter are simply the best. Nowhere else in the Butler night sky will you see as many bright stars and bright constellations packed so closely toge...
January 08, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
I absolutely love stargazing in January. The cold nights can undoubtedly be a challenge! But with determination and bundling up, it’s worth it! Nights are long, with so...
January 01, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
If you woke up Christmas morning and found a telescope by the tree, congratulations! You may be tempted to put off using your new telescope until it warms up a bit, but ...
December 24, 2021 Starwatch 0 Comments
'Tis the time of year for making merry, and also for changing seasons. That's what we'll do this Tuesday morning at 10:58 a.m., the moment of the winter solstice, the fi...
December 18, 2021 Starwatch 0 Comments
This weekend and early this coming week, the morning skies over Butler are definitely worth waking up and bundling up for to enjoy the annual Geminid meteor shower, one ...
December 11, 2021 Starwatch 0 Comments
Geminids are up first No matter what holidays you celebrate this time of year, there’s a lot to celebrate in the Butler night sky this month. Believe it or not, there’s...
November 27, 2021 Starwatch 0 Comments
Throughout the year, especially around this time, I receive many emails about purchasing a telescope, either for oneself or that special someone. Every year I try to pro...
November 20, 2021 Starwatch 0 Comments
Another Blood Moon is on the way! Catch a nap this Thursday afternoon because later that night we'll have a lunar eclipse beginning after 2 a.m. on Friday morning. It's...
November 13, 2021 Starwatch 0 Comments
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