Look to the skies: With calm nights on horizon, experts provide tips for beginner stargazers
As temperatures heat up and clouds subside, the season for stargazing — one of the oldest nighttime diversions — is here. Stargazing can connect amateurs to the universe on a deeper level, putting life on this “pale blue dot,” which astronomer Carl Sagan has dubbed Earth, into perspective.
But, the hobby comes with a learning curve. For instance, what’s the difference between Pisces and the Big Dipper? How do you determine which way is north and south?
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