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July 2014 Constellation of the Month: Sagittarius, the Archer
 
  • Spica
  • InfoImages
     
  • Mars
  • InfoImages
     
  • Saturn
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of July Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    June 2014 Constellation of the Month: Virgo, the Maiden
     
  • The Summer Solstice
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Virgo Cluster of Galaxies
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of June Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    April 2014 Constellation of the Month: Cancer, The Crab
     
  • M44 – The Beehive Cluster
  • InfoImages
     
  • Open Star Cluster M67
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Lyrids Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of April Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    March 2014 Constellation of the Month: Gemini, the Twins
     
  • Jupiter in Gemini
  • InfoImages
     
  • Pollux
  • InfoImages
     
  • Castor
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of March Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    February 2014 Constellation of the Month: Taurus, The Bull
     
  • Aldebaran
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Crab Nebula -M1
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Pleiades - M45
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of February Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    January 2014 Constellation of the Month: Cassiopeia, the Queen
     
  • The Heart Nebula
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Soul Nebula
  • InfoImages
     
  • Star Cluster M52
  • InfoImages
     
  • Star Cluster M103
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Double Cluster: h + χ Persei
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of January Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    December 2013 Constellation of the Month: Ursa Minor, the Little Bear
     
  • Comet Lovejoy
  • InfoImages
     
  • Geminid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • Comet ISON
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of December Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    November 2013 Constellation of the Month: Aquarius, the Water Bearer
     
  • The Saturn Nebula
  • InfoImages
     
  • Globular Cluster M2
  • InfoImages
     
  • Neptune in Aquarius
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of November Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    October 2013 Constellation of the Month: Gemini, the Twins
     
  • Jupiter in Gemini
  • InfoImages
     
  • Int'l Observe the Moon Night - Oct. 12
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Orionid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • Mars in Leo
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of October Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    September 2013 Constellation of the Month: Delphinus, the Dolphin
     
  • Saturn & The Moon in Conjunction
  • InfoImages
     
  • Saturn & Venus Conjunction
  • InfoImages
     
  • Saturn's Rings
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Earth from Saturn
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of September Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    August 2013 Constellation of the Month: Hercules, the Strong Man
     
  • New Moon – August 6
  • InfoImages
     
  • Perseid Meteor Shower - Peaks Aug. 11-13
  • InfoImages
     
  • Neptune at Opposition - Aug. 27
  • InfoImages
     
  • Globular Star Cluster - M13
  • InfoImages
     
  • Globular Star Cluster - M92
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of August Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    July 2013 Constellation of the Month: Sagittarius, the Centaur
     
  • Earth at Aphelion – July 5
  • InfoImages
     
  • Sagittarius & the Galactic Center
  • InfoImages
     
  • Pluto, the Dwarf Planet
  • InfoImages
     
  • Delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of July Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    June 2013 Constellation of the Month: Virgo, the Maiden
     
  • Saturn in Virgo
  • InfoImages
     
  • Mercury at greatest elongation: June 12
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Summer Solstice
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Virgo Cluster of Galaxies
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of June Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    April 2013 Constellation of the Month: Draco, the Dragon
     
  • Conjunction of the Moon & Jupiter: April 14
  • InfoImages
     
  • Astronomy Day: April 20
  • InfoImages
     
  • Partial Lunar Eclipse
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of April Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    February 2013 Constellation of the Month: Perseus, the Hero
     
  • Asteroid 2012 DA14:
         •Close approach February 15
  • InfoImages
     
  • Near-Earth Objects
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Double-Cluster:
         h- and χ-Persei
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of February Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    January 2013 Constellation of the Month: Cetus, the Sea Creature
     
  • Quadrantids Meteor Shower (peaks January 3-4)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The January Sky
  • InfoImages
     
  • An Earth-like planet around τ-Ceti?
  • InfoImages
     
  • Photograph the Moon with your cell phone!
  • InfoImages
     
  • Planetarium Software
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of January Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    December 2012 Constellation of the Month: Taurus, The Bull
     
  • Jupiter in Opposition
  • InfoImages
     
  • Geminids Meteor Shower (Dec 4-17)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Mayan Calendar & Winter Solstice (Dec 21)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Dawn Spacecraft Heading Toward Ceres
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of December Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    November 2012 Constellation of the Month: Taurus, The Bull
     
  • Jupiter
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Pleiades (M45)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Crab Nebula (M1)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Leonids Meteor Shower (Nov 17-18)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Venus
  • InfoImages
     
  • Saturn
  • InfoImages
     
  • Penumbral Lunar Eclipse (Nov 28)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of November Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    October 2012 Constellation of the Month: Fornax, the Furnace
     
  • The October Sky
  • Hubblesite.org
     
  • Curiosity finds ancient streambed
  • Sky & Telescope.com
     
  • Astronomy Day: October 20
  • Astroleague.org
     
  • Orionids Meteor Shower (Oct 17-25)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Hubble Extreme Deep Field Image
  • Sky & Telescope.com
     
  • October's Full Moon
  • The Old Farmer's Almanac
     
  • Audio Tour of October Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    September 2012 Constellation of the Month: Aquila, the Eagle
     
  • Altair – brightest star in Aquila
  • InfoImages
     
  • Unmanned Spaceflight
  • InfoImages
     
  • Fall Equinox: 9/22, 10:49am EDT
  • InfoImages
     
  • Pioneer 10
  • InfoImages
     
  • Pioneer 11
  • InfoImages
     
  • Voyager 1
  • InfoImages
     
  • Voyager 2
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of September Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    August 2012 Constellation of the Month: Perseus, the Hero
     
  • The Landing of Curiosity on Mars!
  • NASA
     
  • The Perseid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • Jupiter, Venus & Mercury in the Morning
  • Sky & Telescope
     
  • The Blue Moon of August 31st
  • Sky & Telescope
     
  • Audio Tour of August Sky
  • Sky & Telescope

    July 2012 Constellation of the Month: Sagittarius, the Archer
     
  • The Eagle Nebula (M16)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Lagoon Nebula (M8)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Swan Nebula (M17)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Wild Duck Cluster (M11)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Spica
  • InfoImages
     
  • Mars
  • InfoImages
     
  • Saturn
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of July Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    June 2012 Constellation of the Month: Hercules, the Strong Man
     
  • Transit of Venus - June 5
  • InfoImages
     
  • Lots of Venus Transit Info!
  • Sky & Telescope.com
     
  • The Summer Solstics – June 20
  • Info
     
  • The Hercules Cluster (M13)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of June Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    May 2012 Constellation of the Month: Boötes, the Herdsman
     
  • Annular Eclipse - May 20
  • InfoImages
     
  • Saturn in Virgo
  • InfoImages
     
  • Venus Transit in June
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of May Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    April 2012 Constellation of the Month: Leo, The Lion
     
  • Venus Passes the Pleiades
  • InfoImages
     
  • Mars
  • InfoImages
     
  • Lyrid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of April Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    March 2012 Constellation of the Month: Draco, the Dragon
     
  • Comet Garradd
  • InfoImagesStar Chart
     
  • Jupiter-Venus Conjunction
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Spring Equinox
  • InfoImages
     
  • Thuban
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of March Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    February 2012 Constellation of the Month: Taurus, the Bull
     
  • Luna 9 - First Moon Landing
  • InfoImages
     
  • ISS in Taurus
  • InfoImagesNASA
     
  • The Pleiades Cluster (M45)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Crab Nebula (M1)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Jupiter's Moons
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of February Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    January 2012 Constellation of the Month: Virgo, the Maiden
     
  • Virgo Cluster of Galaxies
  • InfoImages
     
  • Quadrantids Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • Mars
  • InfoImagesExploration
     
  • Saturn
  • InfoImagesCassini
     
  • The Sombrero Galaxy (M104)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of January Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    December 2011 Constellation of the Month: Camelopardalis, The Giraffe
     
  • Total Lunar Eclipse – Dec. 10
  • InfoImages
     
  • Geminid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Winter Solstice
  • InfoImages
     
  • Tracking Santa's Sleigh
  • Info
     
  • Mars in Leo
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of December Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    November 2011 Constellation of the Month: Andromeda, The Chained Princess
     
  • Jupiter
  • InfoImages
     
  • Venus
  • InfoImages
     
  • Mercury
  • InfoImages
     
  • Leonids Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Triangulum Galaxy (M33)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of November Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    October 2011 Constellation of the Month: Aquarius, The Water Bearer
     
  • International Observe the Moon Night
  • observethemoonnight.org
     
  • Neptune
  • InfoImages
     
  • Ceres
  • InfoImages
     
  • Uranus
  • InfoImages
     
  • Vesta
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of October Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    September 2011 Asterism of the Month: The Summer Triangle
     
  • Comet Garradd
  • InfoImages
     
  • Vega, Deneb & Altair
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Autumnal Equinox
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Harvest Moon
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Ring Nebula (M57)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Dumbbell Nebula (M27)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Albireo (β Cygni)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of September Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    August 2011 Constellation of the Month: Sagittarius, the Archer
     
  • Neptune at Opposition
  • InfoImages
     
  • Perseid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Center of Our Galaxy
  • InfoImages
     
  • Sagittarius Nebulae & Clusters
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Pistol Star
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of August Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    July 2011 Constellation of the Month: Scorpius, the Scorpion
     
  • Neptune's Birthday (July 12)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Antares
  • InfoImages
     
  • Globular Cluster (M4)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Globular Cluster (M80)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of July Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    June 2011 Constellation of the Month: Coma Berenices
     
  • The Coma Cluster
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Virgo Cluster
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Black Eye Galaxy (M64)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Globular Cluster (M53)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Summer Solstice
  • Info
     
  • The Needle Galaxy (NGC4565)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of June Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    May 2011 Constellation of the Month: Hercules, the Strong Man
     
  • The Hercules Cluster (M13)
  • InfoImages
     
  • See 4 planets before sunrise!
  • Info
     
  • Globular Cluster (M92)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Globular Cluster (NGC6229)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of May Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    April 2011 Constellation of the Month: Lyra, the Harp
     
  • Vega
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Lyrids (meteor shower)
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Ring Nebula (M57)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Audio Tour of April Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    March 2011 Constellation of the Month: Virgo, the Maiden
     
  • The Virgo Cluster
  • InfoImage
     
  • Saturn in Virgo
  • InfoImage
     
  • The Spring Equinox
  • Info – Wikipedia
     
  • Exoplanets in Virgo
  • Info – Wikipedia
     
  • The Sombrero Galaxy
  • InfoImage
     
  • Audio Tour of March Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    APO Skywatch for February 2011: Astronomy and Earth's Atmosphere
     
  • The view without an atromsphere
  • Info – Universe Today
     
  • "Seeing" … What is it?
  • Info – AstronomyHints.com
     
  • Adaptive Optics
  • Info – Wikipedia
     
  • Viewing across the spectrum
  • Info – NASA
     
  • Audio Tour of February Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    January 2011 Constellation of the Month: Monoceros, The Unicorn
     
  • The Christmas Tree Cluster
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Cone Nebula
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • M50 - Open Cluster
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Rosette Nebula
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Exoplanets in Monoceros
  • Info
     
  • Audio Tour of January Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    December 2010 Articles:
     
  • Geminid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Winter Solstice
  • Info
     
  • Total Lunar Eclipse (Dec. 21)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Apollo 8
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Audio Tour of December Sky
  • Sky & Telescope.com

    November 2010 Constellation of the Month: Orion, The Hunter
     
  • Rigel
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Betelgeuse
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Leonid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Daylight Saving Time
  • Info
     
  • The Moon, Saturn & Venus
  • Info (Sky & Telescope.com)

    October 2010 Constellation of the Month: Cassiopeia, the Queen
     
  • The Double Cluster
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Orionid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Comet Hartley 2
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
  • InfoImage Search

    September 2010 Planet of the Month: Jupiter
     
  • Jupiter
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Jupiter Impacts
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Galilean Moons
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Jupiter Observing Guide
  • Info (Sky & Telescope)

    August 2010 Constellation of the Month: Ursa Major, the Great Bear
     
  • The Big Dipper
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Polaris (The North Star)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Perseid Meteor Shower
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Observing the Perseids
  • Info (Sky & Telescope)
     
  • Bode's Galaxy (M81)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Cigar Galaxy (M82)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Whirpool Galaxy (M51)
  • InfoImage Search

    July 2010 Constellation of the Month: Cygnus, The Swan
     
  • Planets visible at sunset
  • Info (Sky & Telescope)
     
  • The Summer Triangle
  • Info
     
  • Albireo (β Cygni)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Dumbell Nebula (M27)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Open Star Cluster (M29)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • The Ring Nebula (M57)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • North American Nebula
  • InfoImage Search

    June 2010 Constellation of the Month: Hercules, the Strong Man & Lyra, the Lyre
     
  • Globular Cluster (M13)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Globular Cluster (M92)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Planetary Nebula (Abell 39)
  • InfoImage Search
     
  • Photographic Guide to Hercules
  • Info
     
  • Message sent to M13 in 1974
  • Image
     
  • Photo of M13 on APOD
  • Image
     
  • The Ring Nebula (M57)
  • InfoImage Search

    May 2010 Constellation of the Month: Boötes, the Herdsman
     
  • Arcturus
  • Info
     
  • The Boötes void
  • Info
     
  • τ Boötes (star with large planet)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Globular Cluster (NGC 5466)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Boötes Dwarf Galaxy
  • InfoImages
     
  • Observing Saturn in 2010
  • Sky & Telescope

    April 2010 Constellation of the Month: Leo, the Lion
     
  • Regulus
  • Info
     
  • Asteroid Vesta in Leo
  • Sky & Telescope
     
  • Spiral Galaxy (M65)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Spiral Galaxy (M66)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Elliptical Galaxy (M105)
  • InfoImages

    March 2010 Constellation of the Month: Cancer, the Crab
     
  • Mars
  • InfoImages
     
  • Beware the Mars Hoax!
  • NASA
     
  • Beehive Cluster (M44)
  • InfoImages
     
  • Can you balance an egg
       only at the spring equinox?
  • InfoImages
     
  • 55 Cancri: Planetary system!
  • InfoImages
     
  • Open Cluster M67
  • InfoImages

    February 2010 Constellation of the Month: Taurus, The Bull
     
  • The Pleiades:
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Hyades:
  • InfoImages
     
  • The Crab Nebula:
  • InfoImages
     
  • Aldebaran:
  • InfoImages
    Information links to Wikipedia; Image search by Google

     

    © J.R. Miller, esq. The Adirondack Public Observatory, Inc.
    Tupper Lake, NY 12986
    4 November, 2014