Tag Archives: star gazing

Don’t Miss The Perseid Meteor Shower Saturday, August 12th

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What is it? The Perseid (per-see-ed) meteor shower happens every August as the earth’s atmosphere plows into debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. The Swift-Tuttle takes 133 years to orbit the sun, but earth passes through the comet dust every year. ...

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Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ Telescope

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We broke out the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ Telescope on a clear night up at the cabin, ready for an evening of stargazing.  After a no-fuss setup, we found that the AstroMaster tracked and moved smoothly with its Alt-Az control, and ...

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10 Reasons Why You Don’t Want To Miss The Lunar Eclipse

On the evening of September 27, 2015 the US, Canada and Central and South America will experience a super rate total lunar eclipse of a super moon. Our friends over at Celestron have put together a helpful infographic showcasing why ...

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Make A Day Of It: A Winter Micro Adventure

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Just because the temperature has dropped doesn’t mean you have to hunker down indoors and wait for spring to arrive. There are the traditional things to do outdoors in the winter like snowshoeing, skiing and sledding but we like to ...

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Celestron Travel Scope 60 Overview

Celestron Travel Scope 60

Overview Celestron is a leading designer, manufacturer, and importer of high-quality optical products including computerized and non-computerized telescopes. They are partnering with the National Park Foundation to make a new product line, one of the products being the new Celestron ...

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