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The Distance Modulus Method

One of the fundamental requirements for astronomy to work as a science is the need to accurately measure the distances to objects. Astronomers have developed a series of methods for measuring stellar and cosmic distances, which fit together and inform each other. 1,340 more words

Summer

Just get on with it, was my mother’s philosophy. Tomorrow the Sun overtakes Arcturus, the star which culminates at nightfall in Early Spring.

The division between Spring and Summer is CRAZED. 310 more words

USPS Star Calendar for 7-13 June

7 Jun    High in the south before dawn, the moon is midway between Altair, 3 fist-widths to the upper right, and Fomalhaut, to the lower left. 89 more words

Perigee

Fomalhaut - Čuvar Juga

(Dekl: 29° S 38’; Magnituda: 1.2; Priroda: Venera – Merkur – Neptun)
Sazvežđe: Piscis Australis (Južna Riba).
Crvenkasta zvezda u ustima Južne Ribe. Potiče od Fum-al-Hut, tj.
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Fiksne Zvijezde

USPS Star Calendar for 23-29 November

24 Nov    Low in the west at dusk, the waxing crescent moon sets less than 2½ hours after the sun. Mars is nearly 2 fist-widths to the upper left. 71 more words

Mars

USPS Star Calendar for 26 October-1 November

26 Oct    Antares is 4 finger-widths to the moon’s lower left just above the horizon at dusk. The moon is only 5 percent illuminated.

27 Oct    Low in the southwest at sunset, magnitude 0.9… 126 more words

Spica

October-ganza 5: Mythos Stars

I watched what I thought were fantastic shadows outlined in the sky by the spectral luminosity of the as it flowed through Perseus, Cassiopeia, Cepheus, and Cygnus.

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