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Star watch

Moon and Saturn are invitations to a worldwide Star Party

By Alan M. MacRobert
Globe Correspondent / April 4, 2009

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As twilight descends this evening, shining high in the southeast will be the moon and Saturn. These are the two biggest crowd-pleasers for wowing people with a telescope. By no coincidence, this is the date of the first 24-hour Global Star Party, in which more than 1,000 observatories, astronomy clubs, schools, and enthusiastic amateurs will host public sky-viewing events as ... (Full article: 806 words)

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