Pburkey

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Date registered: March 4, 2011

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  1. What’s Up in the Sky — July 2, 2018
  2. What’s Up in the Sky — April 1, 2018
  3. What’s Up In The Sky? — March 2, 2018
  4. What’s Up in the Sky — January 30, 2018
  5. What’s Up in the Sky — November 28, 2017

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Jul 02

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – July, 2018 Harmony Has Long Been Sought in the Sky If you are out in the country, the sounds of summer have replaced the silence of winter in the starry skies. Night birds, cicadas, and crickets accompany the “music of the spheres”, which refers to the ancient belief that …

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Apr 01

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – April, 2018 The April Sky Has Much to Offer Sky watchers in April should enjoy a month that begins with the appearance of one of the brightest objects in the sky, the planet Venus. Considering the clear weather we’ve been having recently (rather unusual for March) many readers have …

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Mar 02

What’s Up In The Sky?

Do We Spend Too Much on NASA? Mark Rober is probably not a name familiar to many people. That’s too bad because he has a very interesting YouTube channel which you can easily find by typing his name into the search window. His latest post is the inspiration for this month’s column. Its title is …

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Jan 30

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – February, 2018 A Super Blue Moon Eclipse I’m going to cheat a little this month. Although the focus of this column is usually on astronomical events occurring in February, I will be describing an event that happens tomorrow. It’s always cloudy in February anyway. I am talking about a …

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Nov 28

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – December, 2017 2017 – An Historic Year for Astronomy What must it be like to devote an entire career to the study of a particular field and in a period of about two months have two discoveries made for the first time in history? That’s what has happened to …

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