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The April sky April is upon us. That means a last opportunity for some early evening viewing of some of the famous winter constellations like Orion, while familiar spring and summer constellations rise earlier each evening to take their place. Let’...
Astronomers searching for planets outside our solar system have discovered the tiniest one yet — one that's about the size of our moon. But hunters for life in the universe will need to poke elsewhere. The new world orbits too close to its sun-like...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgWith the end of the current Mayan long-count calendar, the Winter Solstice, and the alignment of the Earth and the Sun near the center of the galaxy on Friday, it might be easy to see how doomsday theorists could interpret this as the end of the world....
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THE OCTOBER SKY As the weather gets colder many of us will lament the passing of the long summer days, but not all is lost. With shorter stretches of daylight comes more opportunity for the observation of dark, starlit skies. A few bright stars...
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email@example.comThe Curiosity rover that landed on Mars at 1:32 a.m. Monday has the potential to provide information on whether life existed on the planet and how humans would fare there, said amateur astronomer Steve Berte, chairman of the TriState Astronomers club....
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ANTIETAM BATTLEFIELD PUBLIC STAR PARTY The annual spring Antietam Battlefield Public Star Party will be held April 27 and 28 from dusk to around 10 or 11 p.m. if the sky is clear. A dozen or more scopes will be set up to help you enjoy the spring night...
The Top Five ‘You say he’s just a friend’ Hip-hop artist Biz Markie will perform. 10 p.m. to midnight Sunday at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races’ H Lounge, 750 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town, W.Va. Telescope clinic TriState...
firstname.lastname@example.orgJim Stanicek caught a view of Saturn in his telescope. It was during a Tri-State Astronomers star party, a gathering where the public had been invited to a special viewing of the cosmos from Antietam National Battlefield. A young teen was next in line...
Telescope clinic TriState Astronomers will host a clinic for owners of telescopes. Amateur astronomers will set up telescopes and show people how to use them. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Free...
January Sky For a more detailed tour of the nighttime sky listen to "Skylights" at antpod.com by Chris Kopco of the Brish Planetarium. There are many bright stars and constellations in the January evening sky. The bright winter stars are above...
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email@example.comErnst Country Market has been in the Ernst family since 1945 and Greg Ernst has operated the store on Dam Number 5 Road since 1973. Now, Ernst is preparing the store for the future with a 156-panel solar system on the roof that is expected to offset...
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