46.2 F
Tahoe City, CA
Thursday, September 21, 2017

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...

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...

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...

An Eclipse Story

I’ve been married to a wonderful woman, “Jackie,” for 45 years this September. She is not the geeky one in the family, I hold...

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...

Explore the Milky Way

The Milky Way in August as seen from the northern shores of Lake Tahoe is spectacular to behold on a moonless evening. Breaching as...

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...

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...

Weather

Tahoe City, CA
light rain
46.2 ° F
55.4 °
39.2 °
75%
2.5mph
90%
Thu
42 °
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43 °
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52 °
Sun
55 °
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