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Oregon Dark Sky Brightness Update #6

Every few months, the IDA Oregon Chapter puts out their most recent report about how the previous few months have progressed from a light pollution perspective. We previously covered the 5th report, therefore, with the…


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Top 5 Space Related Fathers Day Gifts

Although Fathers Day is typically thought of in the US and many other countries as a day of cookouts, beer, and BBQ; there are definitely more ways to celebrate. One common tradition is to give…



Delphinus

Delphinus

Located in the Northern Hemisphere, Delphinus is a small constellation that is close to the celestial equator. The name is the Latin word for the Greek word for dolphin. Delphinus is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, with the…




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Oregon Astronomy Sky Loop

Looking at State Park light pollution levels and other Oregon astronomy places, we saw the opportunity for a brand new night sky loop. Similar to the hood River fruit loop, this is a tourist attraction…


Saturn

Top 5 Weird Facts About Saturn

Every planet in the solar system has their own strange and weird facts, and in this article, we will take a look at what makes Saturn unique. Some of these things you might have known…


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Top 5 Most Recognizable Constellations

Although the Pacific Northwest is not a location that one can view all of the constellations in the nights sky throughout the year, there are still some amazing constellations that are really recognizable. These constellations…