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Tahoe City, CA
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Balloons to live stream eclipse

On Aug. 21, millions of people along a 70-mile wide path of totality in the United States stretching from coast to coast will experience...

Our Place in the Milky Way Galaxy

Our view of the cosmos is hidden by the light scattering of the Sun during the daylight hours causing the illusion of a blue...

The moons of Jupiter

Jules Verne (1828-1905) wrote adventure stories about a trip “From the Earth to the Moon” and a visit to “The Mysterious Island;” only two...

Kayaking under the light of the moon

The sun is setting. Waves are crashing over the bow of the kayak as Jani Osborne of Alpenglow Cleaners and I paddle out for...

The majesty of meteor showers

Meteor showers provide a magnificent show in the late-night Tahoe sky. A few years back, I hiked Mount Judah Loop at 1 a.m. to...

Star light, star bright · Explore the night sky

Stars, planets, nebula and meteors are ever present in the universe. Unseen during the day for the most part, and in many parts of...

Full Moon fever

Full Moons Dec. 6 | Moon Before Yule or Long Night Moon Jan. 5 | Old Moon or Moon After Yule Feb. 3 | Snow Moon, Hunger...

Kayaking and star gazing on Lake Tahoe

On a clear, summer evening, take a moment to sit by the lake’s edge at the end of the day and admire the changing...


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