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Mar 18, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Starry Night Education
Half an hour past midnight EDT on Sunday, March 20, the sun will cross the celestial equator moving north, heralding the change of seasons. Continue reading →
Jan 4, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The winter sky is by far the best time for astronomy. Long, dark nights with cool weather can present us with fabulously clear dark skies that last for hours -- let's hunt down some astronomical treasures!
Apr 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Joe Rao, Skywatching Columnist
This evening will be another one of those special occasions when the two brightest objects in the night sky — the moon and a Venus — will get together and, weather permitting, will attract a lot of attention, even to those who normally do not spend much time in gazing up at the sky.
Jul 12, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Genelle Weule, ABC Science
Oral histories reveal that Aboriginal language groups have uses specific stars to remember waypoints while traveling.
Oct 18, 2010 02:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
According to the ridiculous hype surrounding Dec. 21, 2012, the Mayans "predicted" apocalypse with one of their calendars (in reality, they didn't). Doubt has now been cast over the accuracy of this date.
Jan 14, 2011 12:23 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Did the Zodiac move for you?