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June 2015 Observing Challenges

  Here are some observing challenges for June 2015 Note:  These events come from David Dickinson’s post in Universe Today titled The Top 101 Astronomical Events of 2015 June 01- The International Space Station reaches full illumination as the June … Read the rest of this entry

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KAS To Host International SUNDay Event

On June 21st, 2015, the Kopernik Astronomical Society will be hosting its first annual International SUNDay event at Otsiningo Park in Binghamton, NY (http://www.gobroomecounty.com/parks/otsiningo).  International SUNDay is an event hosted throughout the world with the goal of science outreach and teaching … Read the rest of this entry

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Tonight’s Sky – June 2015

Venus and Jupiter in the west after sunset – conjunction at end of June Saturn appears in the south in the late evening hours Bootes and Arcturus, Izar double star, Corona Borealis Constellation Hercules high in the summer night sky: … Read the rest of this entry

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The KAS Shindig! – June 6th, 2015

Come and enjoy a fun evening with people who share your love of astronomy! Spend time with old friends and make new ones. Catch up on the latest astronomy happenings! Bring a dish to pass at our Potluck Dinner. All … Read the rest of this entry

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May 2015 – Up For Some Challenges?

About the image above: Jupiter undergoes a “double shadow transit” on May 27. From 10:01 pm EDT until 12:18 am EDT, the tiny dark shadows of Io and Ganymede are on the disk simultaneously. The moons themselves are visible as well; … Read the rest of this entry

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Tonight’s Sky – May 2015

Venus and Mercury in the west after sunset Mercury will disappear as the month progresses Jupiter high in the southwestern Sky Saturn appears in the southeast in the late evening hours Virgo will fill the southern sky – thousands of … Read the rest of this entry

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