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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

skymanbob@aol.com Bob Berman

See 7 Stars and Planets in 5 Minutes!

Can you imagine changing your knowledge of the stars and sky in five minutes? Bob wants to prove it. This is the perfect week because the Moon...

The Seven Sisters at Halloween

It’s an annual autumn ritual: The reappearance of the glorious Seven Sisters. Around Halloween, they always rise in the east before 7 PM and are nicely up after 8 PM....

Mars Opposition 2020: Closest and Brightest Until 2035!

At last, Mars’s great opposition is upon us—October 13, 2020! This week, the Red Planet will appear bigger and brighter than it will be in years. Not only is...

Why Is the Moon So Low (or So High)?

The Moon meets each planet the next two weeks—hovering right along side of it! So this is your chance to easily identify the planets. Plus, for all you Moon...

Quarter Moon or a Half Moon? Clearing Up Confusion.

When you’re looking at a Moon that’s half-illuminated—like half a pie—why is it named a “Quarter Moon” instead of a “Half Moon”? Seems confusing, right? Bob Berman explains...
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