Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Young Astronomers Newsletter July 2013

The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 21 Number 8 July 2013 By Art Gormley

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Club Meeting June 25, 2013

Program: Dr. Steve Danford from UNC Greensboro, will be discussing the latest information on the Globular Clusters that orbit our Galaxy. These dense clusters of stars are among the most fascinating objects in our galaxy and a favorite target for … Continue reading

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Supermoon Sunday June 23, 2013

Don’t miss the action – The biggest, brightest Moon of the year is almost here. On 23 June 2013, a Supermoon will be occurring. What that means is that the Moon will be closer to the Earth than at any … Continue reading

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Stone Mt. Obs

Sky looks good for a good night.

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Noctilucent Clouds

I saw this while watching the NASA ScienceCasts video about an early start to this year’s noctilucent clouds season. Given my interests in red sprites and blue jets, I had to know. Dark Lightning: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN0wGga5e0I Dave M.

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June 25th meeting

Our June speaker, Dr. Steve Danford from UNC Greensboro, will be discussing the latest information on the Globular Clusters that orbit our Galaxy. These dense clusters of stars are among the most fascinating objects in our galaxy and a favorite … Continue reading

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Tonight June 1, 2013

Hi FAS people: Our official club observation is next week, but the forecast for tomorrow June1 night looks promising (not perfect, but perhaps worth the trip). If the forecast holds, I’ll be up there around sunset. Steve C sunset: 8:30 … Continue reading

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