Monthly Archives: September 2017

Spectacular Morning Planets, Autumnal Equinox on Friday, and Acadia Night Sky Festival

If you are an early morning riser, the beginning of the week has a planetary show in store for you while Fall official begins on Friday with the Autumnal Equinox, and Acadia Night Sky Festival returns Thursday to Sunday.  For more on the Festival, see here.  Here is your guide to the sky for September […]

Possible Aurora, Cassini’s Grand Finale, and Clark Telescope Ribbon Cutting

The week ahead is and exciting one!  There is a good possibility of sighting Aurora on Monday night, and Friday is both the grand finale for the Cassini Mission to Saturn after 13 years of incredible discoveries, and at Emera Astronomy Center on the same day they are doing the ribbon cutting for the historic […]

Corn Harvest Moon and Remembering Voyager Probes 40 years later

The Labor Day Holiday has me off a day or two on my blogging duties, yet I’m nostalgically catching up as this week the Voyager probes celebrate 40 years of exploration, and I still remember when they were launched when I was a young boy of seven.  Between Viking landing on Mars in 1976 and […]