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How to Tell If You Need a Telescope or Binoculars to See Cool Things in Space

When people think about astronomy—even amateur, backyard astronomy—the first piece of equipment that probably comes to mind is a telescope. And that makes sense, given that they’re what we see the pros using in observatories, and have become pop culture shorthand for a person (usually a child or young adult) who is…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Get the Most Out of Stargazing With These Apps

Gazing upward at a sky free of light pollution to witness something like an annular eclipse is one thing, but on occasion, you need to orchestrate your stargazing plans with finer details. You may have bought a telescope thinking it’d be easy to use, but perhaps it hasn’t enabled you to ogle the surface of […]

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Get the Most Out of Stargazing With These Apps

Gazing upward at a sky free of light pollution to witness something like an annular eclipse is one thing, but on occasion, you need to orchestrate your stargazing plans with finer details. You may have bought a telescope thinking it’d be easy to use, but perhaps it hasn’t enabled you to ogle the surface of […]

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Get the Most Out of Stargazing With These Apps

Gazing upward at a sky free of light pollution to witness something like an annular eclipse is one thing, but on occasion, you need to orchestrate your stargazing plans with finer details. You may have bought a telescope thinking it’d be easy to use, but perhaps it hasn’t enabled you to ogle the surface of […]

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This Day In History: Hubble Space Telescope Goes Into Orbit

On April 25, 1990, NASA placed the Hubble Space Telescope into low orbit around Earth. It wasn’t the first telescope placed into orbit, but it’s been one of the longest-lasting and most versatile, providing gorgeous images of space that have furthered our understanding of astronomy and introduced future generations to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Day In History: Hubble Space Telescope Goes Into Orbit

On April 25, 1990, NASA placed the Hubble Space Telescope into low orbit around Earth. It wasn’t the first telescope placed into orbit, but it’s been one of the longest-lasting and most versatile, providing gorgeous images of space that have furthered our understanding of astronomy and introduced future generations to… Read more…

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