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How to See the…

The International Space Station can actually be seen with the naked eye. Nominally, its visual magnitude from the ground…

What you see Through…

A lot of people buy an orion telescope thinking they’ll see all kinds of interesting things in the sky.…

Planet Locations

Planets move around and as such, planet locations vary over time. The planets listed below can actually be seen…

Constellation Map

A basic layout of the major constellations can be seen in the constellation map below. Here is a link…

Google Sky Map on…

Google Sky Map is a must have mobile application for any backyard astronomer. Sky Map on your phone is…

Locating Deep Sky Objects

Every telescope owner, or telescope user has found themselves wondering at least once, what’s up there? Beyond what you…

Light Pollution

Anyone that has ever gone camping high up in the mountains, knows what light pollution is, and how it…