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The Perseid Meteor Shower

Probably the most popular meteor shower of the year, the Perseid Meteor Shower is an meteor shower that can live up to the hype. Depending on the weather and the phase of the moon, the…

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Seeing The Aurora Borealis In The PNW

Seeing the Aurora Borealis in the Pacific Northwest can be done! Whether it be Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho or Roosevelt Lake in Washington, the Northern…


Unique Astronomy Site

Astronomy Sites Of The Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest has a lot of beautiful scenery, which means that there are a plethora of unique astronomy sites. The map above shows all of the locations, and if there is one that is…


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Star Party Etiquette

Attending your first star party and unsure of the etiquette? Been a while and want to make sure you’re following the best practices? Fear not, we have all of the best practices here to help…



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Pacific Northwest Astronomical Observatories

Looking for one of the many astronomical observatories in the Pacific Northwest? Here is a full listing of these observatories at the time of publication. Please note that hours and admission could change depending on…


Evergreen Aviation And Space Museum

Space Museums Of The Pacific Northwest

There are a few space museums in the Pacific Northwest, all of which are absolutely worth visiting at least once. The space museums of the area are spread throughout the Pacific Northwest, which provides an…



Australia Astronomy in Sydney and Cairns

When traveling in Australia, I had the opportunity and was fortunate enough to go to the Sydney Observatory and see the Milky Way in Cairns Cairns Night Sky Secrets The first experience stargazing in Australia…


The Road to Making Space Affordable

Space–the “final” frontier as some would say; whereas, others would say a less-than-affordable frontier. Making space On Thursday March 30th, 2017, SpaceX launched a “recycled” or “flight proven” rocket that in April 2016 had launched…