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Star Watch

Night shift in the April sky heralds spring's arrival

By Alan M. MacRobert
Globe Correspondent / April 5, 2008

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Of all the signs of the changing seasons, none are as dependable as those in the night sky. The arrivals of various birds and butterflies, the changing peep frog choruses at dusk, the smells of new vegetation - the dates of these depend on flukes of weather (and climate change). But the stars repeat their doings at the same time ... (Full article: 810 words)

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