hearts and minds

August 5, 2006

Hitch your Wagon to a Star

Filed under: Environment,Light pollution — Hearts & Minds @ 6:12 pm

A local amateur astronomy club last week unveiled its impressive homemade Panarusky telescope, weighing a ton and sporting a twenty inch primary light gathering mirror. This spring has been an especially good time for stargazing, with the once in a lifetime planetary show to which we’ve been treated. Folks in the city don’t get to enjoy the night sky. Too many concentrated artificial lumens block the splendor of those billions of twinkles from so far away.
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