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  • Astronomy events, star parties, festivals, workshops May 23, 2016
    Summertime star parties! We've added many new events to this list of astronomical events throughout the U.S. and Canada. Find one near you, join in and have fun.
  • Only 2 full moons in a season possible? May 21, 2016
    The May 21 Blue Moon carries that name because it's the 3rd of 4 full moons in a season. But can a season have just 2 full moons?
    Bruce McClure
  • Can you tell me the full moon names? May 21, 2016
    For both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, full moons have names corresponding to calendar months or seasons of the year.
  • A new binocular comet before dawn May 17, 2016
    Comet C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS) is now visible in binoculars before dawn. This post has charts and other info that can help you spot the comet in the coming weeks!
    Eddie Irizarry
  • Mars is bright! Here’s why May 17, 2016
    We're beginning to get questions about that red "star" in the east each evening. It's Mars! We'll pass between Mars and the sun this weekend.
    Deborah Byrd
  • Upcoming Blue Moon near red Mars May 16, 2016
    The May 21 full moon is a seasonal Blue Moon - an older definition of the term. Watch for it this weekend, near brilliant Mars.
    Deborah Byrd

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  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 27 – June 4 May 27, 2016
    Some daily sky events among the ever-changing Moon, planets, stars and constellations, from Sky & Telescope magazine, the essential guide to astronomy. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 27 – June 4 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Alan MacRobert

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