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Eclipse Photography Tips

Everyone wants to get the perfect eclipse 2024 photo, regardless if that’s a series of images or 1 image. Come level up your eclipse 2024 photography knowledge today with these tips: To properly focus your…


2023 Annular Solar Eclipse Eye Eclipse Phases Eclipse Phase

Solar Eclipse Phases

For most people watching a solar eclipse, there are 3 distinct yet different phases: before, during, and after totality. While that is correct, that they are 3 distinct stages of the eclipse, there are more…


Spokane Milky Way

Top 5 Largest Stars In The Milky Way

When looking up at the night sky, humans get philosophical and have a lot of questions. Such as, “What is that star called?,” “Is there life on one planet orbiting that star system?,” and “What…



Hydra

Hydra

The largest of the 88 modern constellations, Hydra measures 1303 square degrees. Neighboring constellations include Libra, Centaurus, and Cancer. It was included among the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy and is…




Uranus at Opposition

Planetary Opposition In 2023

August 27 – Saturn at Opposition. The ringed planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time of the year…


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Future Considerations For Heavy Industry In Space

With the space economy booming, there is one sector that always seems to be just on the horizon. Space heavy manufacturing has always been something that gets interest by those such as Jeff Bezos. But…


Spiral Galaxy

Top 6 Easiest Spiral Galaxies To View

When looking in the sky, there are several easy and well known spiral galaxies that are visible from the Pacific Northwest and other Northern Hemisphere observing locations. A spiral galaxy is a class of galaxy originally described…