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Stargazing is always a lot of fun year-round, but if there's a slow time of year, this is it. The spring constellations just don't have the same razzmatazz that the winte...
May 21, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
Let’s hope and pray we have clear skies on Sunday night, May 15. It will be our last chance to see a prime time, early evening, total lunar eclipse, or “Blood Moon,” unti...
May 14, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
Now that we’re well into spring, you can easily see the Big Dipper at the start of the evening, suspended upside down, high above the northern Butler horizon. It’s nearl...
May 07, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
May stargazing offers quite a variety across the celestial stage. At center stage are the spring constellations, while in the west, at least in the early evening, the la...
April 30, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
Finding your way around the Butler night sky can be intimidating, especially if you’re new to stargazing. The best way to learn the constellations is to use the ones you...
April 23, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
Now that we’re well into spring and winter is history, at least astronomically, big changes are going on with our evening constellations. Even though it’s spring, Orion ...
April 16, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
While the boys of summer have hit fields and stadiums across the good old USA, the celestial boys of winter are gradually making their way to the horizon in the western e...
April 09, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
April is truly a month of transition. Butler nights are shorter and you have to stay up later to begin your stargazing, but the trade-off is that the nights are getting w...
April 02, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
Our Pennsylvania gardens are home to a variety of invertebrates such as insects, spiders, centipedes, snails, and many others. We see these creatures throughout the sprin...
March 26, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
Stargazing binoculars never get enough credit. They may not have as much light gathering ability and magnification as telescopes do, but binoculars have definite advantag...
March 26, 2022 Starwatch 0 Comments
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