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Stars Galore!

– Posted in: Astro-Photography, Astronomy

Have you looked up at the Summer sky lately? The star Antares is now visible in the Southern sky, it’s easy to see without a telescope. And the current moon phase is called a Waxing Gibbous Moon, it is 10 days old. At this stage the moon is incredibly bright! Step outside and have a look for yourself!

Antares and M4 image by stargazerbob@aol.com

“Bright reddish Antares – also known as Alpha Scorpii – is easy to spot on a summer night. It is the brightest star – and distinctly reddish in color.”

  “If you look southward in early evening from late spring to early fall, you’re likely to notice this fishhook pattern, with ruby Antares as its heart.”

http://earthsky.org/brightest-stars/antares-rivals-mars-as-the-scorpions-heart

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