Astronomy and Politics Disagree – Opinion [Science]
PIA00452: Solar System Portrait - Earth as 'Pale Blue Dot', photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011.

Astronomy and Politics Disagree – Opinion [Science]

It's a typical Saturday afternoon at the Abbitt Observatory.  The patrons and amateur astronomers are enthusiastic and the discussion is fun bordering on intense.  A joyful moment in the life…

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Mars: The Red Planet on Display in Summer 2018 [Dust Storm]
Telescope: Meade EXT-125 Camera: Google Pixel Photographer: Kevin Francis

Mars: The Red Planet on Display in Summer 2018 [Dust Storm]

During the last star party at The Virginia Living Museum, I laid eyes on Mars for the first time this year.  It rose above the horizon to become the fitting…

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