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A Fun and Easy Way To Learn More About Astronomy and the Night Sky

If you want to learn more about astronomy, telescopes, and the stars in the night sky, then you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re a total beginner or you’ve been a star gazer for some time, this website will help build your enjoyment and appreciation of the constellations and night sky in the northern and southern hemispheres.  Even if you have just a few minutes a week.  Even if you haven’t taken a science course since high school.

You’ll find no long, dense pages filled with facts and equations here.  Just short, easy-to-read bits of insight and advice– delivered directly to you by email– to help you find your way around the stars and constellations, select and use a telescope or pair of binoculars, and understand a little of the science behind some the most beautiful sights in nature.


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