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Meteor Shower Viewing Guide

Over the course of the year, there are many meteor showers visible to the people. A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one…

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Star Party Ideas

Looking for star party ideas? Looking to change up the star party viewing targets? Trying to get the public interested in a new star party or interested in attending? Don’t worry, we have you covered…

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Astronomical League Observing Programs And Awards

In a prior article, we discussed the Astronomical League, so those looking for some information about the league should check that out. Todays article is going to discuss one way that amateur astronomers can get…

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Lunar Craters: An Introduction

Lunar craters are impact craters that can be seen on the surface of the Earth’s Moon. All of the craters that make up the Moon’s visible surface were made by impacts at one point in time in the Moon’s history….

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Top 5 Most Reliable Summer Astronomical Targets

Summer can always be a fun time in the Pacific Northwest with the plethora of outdoor activities and wonderful weather. With the shorter nights and longer days, there are certainly more clear nights to go…

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Space Law

What Is Space Law? Space law is the body of law governing space-related activities, encompassing both international and domestic agreements, rules, and principles. Parameters of space law include space exploration, liability for damage, weapons use, rescue efforts, environmental preservation, information sharing,…

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Astronomical League

The Astronomical League is an umbrella organization of amateur astronomy societies. Currently their membership consists of over 280 organizations across the United States, along with a number of Members-at-Large, Patrons, and Supporting members. Their mission is to promote the…

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Oregon Moon Country

We recently got around to watching the OPB Documentary called “Oregon Moon Country,” which was great! It was a fun program and it was great to see so many esteemed people interviewed such as professors…