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How Much Does a Good Telescope Set Cost?

It matters... The Hubble Telescope cost $1.5 billion to build back in 1990 and there have been lots & lots of upkeep costs since then. I'm...

Asteroids Banging Through the Galaxy

There’s too much going on up there in the universe for us to follow and that’s what makes astronomy so much fun.  The universe...

Want to Get Your Kid Interested in Astronomy?

Kids these days have lots of pleasures and conveniences that we didn't just have as kids. There are iPhones, Bluetooth, laptops, tablets and waterproof...

The Differences Between Astronomy and Astrology

What are the differences between astronomy and astrology? Unfortunately, some individuals think that these two terms can be used almost interchangeably, but nothing could...

What is a Meteorite?

A meteorite is a small object that originates in outer space, enters the Earth’s atmosphere, and survives impact.  Most meteorites come from larger space...

Can We Live on that Planet? Water, Science and Life

Checking around the NASA.gov site is really a fun thing to do.  I'm always amazed at how much information is on the site that...

The Future of Space Exploration

What does the future of space exploration look like? This is a question that people have been asking themselves for decades. Only a few...

Are Astronomy Binoculars Good Enough?

Introduction When it comes to astronomy, it can really feel as if everything is about the equipment. This is not necessarily the case. Plenty of...

The Universe’s WOW Factor

It’s difficult to say when in our lives each one of us becomes conscious of “astronomy.” But it is okay to say that at...

What is a Reflecting Telescope?

The objects making up the solar system are quite far away. This means that they seem very small when it comes to observing them....
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