Pburkey

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Date registered: March 4, 2011

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  1. What’s Up in the Sky — June 1, 2020
  2. What’s Up in the Sky — May 4, 2020
  3. What’s Up in the Sky — March 30, 2020
  4. What’s Up in the Sky — March 2, 2020
  5. What’s Up in the Sky — February 2, 2020

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Jun 01

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – June, 2020 Spaceships, Galaxies, and Planets, Oh My A newspaper column with a name like What’s Up in the Sky probably should be about things that are visible when you go outside and look up. Of course, loyal followers of the column know that its topics often include famous …

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May 04

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – May, 2020 Isolation Isn’t All Bad Throughout history, pandemics have had considerable influence in the course of human events, some great, some small. Most experts agree that the current situation will end up being in the first category. So I did some research into the connection between pandemics and …

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Mar 30

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – April, 2020 A Great Month Ahead I am excited about the coming month. Not only will there be some very nice observing opportunities and historic events to remember, but an event of great personal significance will occur, one which I plan to observe. April will start off with a …

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Mar 02

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – March, 2020 How NASA Missions Are Born Voyager, Pioneer, the Curiosity Rover, the Hubble Telescope and the New Horizons space craft all have one thing in common – they were all conceived, built, and delivered to NASA by its contractors. But not all missions are alike in these ways, …

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Feb 02

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky – February, 2020 It’s Venus If you venture out any time after sunset and look to the southwest, you will be sure to spot a very bright light high over the horizon. Several friends have asked me about it so I thought I would satisfy everyone’s curiosity and confirm your …

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