Astronomical Unit

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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Star Viewing at Westmont Observatory to Zoom In on Summer Triangle

A triangle of constellations that holds some of the finest open clusters in the night sky will be the starring attraction of this month’s public viewing at the Westmont Observatory on Friday, Sept. 19, beginning after 7:30 p.m. and lasting several hours. ... [Published Noozhawk.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Starry nights captured in Solvang

Vincent van Gogh's best known painting is The Starry Night, but you don't have to be a world-renown artist or even leave the Santa Ynez Valley to be spellbound by the evening skies.Just ask Dick Tracey, an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer so passionate ... [Published Santa Maria Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Wine and stars at Buttonwood Farm

Sip wine under the stars in an open field with winemaker Karen Steinwachs, and enjoy sightings of the planets, galaxies and stars with experts from the Santa Barbara Astronomical Society at an event dubbed "Seeing Stars" at Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard ... [Published Santa Ynez Valley News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Starry nights captured in Solvang

Vincent van Gogh's best known painting is The Starry Night, but you don't have to be a world-renown artist or even leave the Santa Ynez Valley to be spellbound by the evening skies.Just ask Dick Tracey, an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer so passionate ... [Published Santa Ynez Valley News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

A Manifesto for Expansion

Michael Michaud gave the speech that follows in 1988 at the 39th International Astronautical Congress, which met in Bangalore, India in October of that year. Reading through it recently, I was struck by how timely its theme of spaceflight advocacy ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Jul 04 2014]

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"I watched a Moody Bible Institute film when I was a teenager and was struck by a line about there being as many stars in the sky as grains of sand on earth. It stuck with me" said Tracey, who graduated from the Air Force Academy's first class in 1959 and spent 21 years as a fighter and instructor pilot

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Starry nights captured in Solvang [Published Santa Maria Times - Sep 17 2014]
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Starry nights captured in Solvang [Published Santa Ynez Valley News - Sep 09 2014]
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