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  • Native American Full Moon Names for 2023 1 January 2023
    Native American tribes each had their own full Moon names — we introduce the most commonly used ones and the traditions behind them. The post Native American Full Moon Names for 2023 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Javier Barbuzano
  • Getting Started with Your New Telescope 25 December 2022
    How to start out right with a new telescope — a guide to what you need to know, how to set it up, and things you can start finding with it in tonight's sky. The post Getting Started with Your New Telescope appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Alan MacRobert
  • Watch "Astronomy's Workhorse" in Action 4 October 2022
    Fly through Sloan Digital Sky Survey data, watch what the team has to do to produce these observations, and see an artistic interpretation of the process and science. The post Watch "Astronomy's Workhorse" in Action appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Monica Young
  • Astrophotographer of the Year Awards 19 September 2022
    The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of the 14th annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest. The post Astrophotographer of the Year Awards appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Sean Walker
  • Photographers "Capture the Dark" in Stunning Images 12 September 2022
    The International Dark-Sky Association celebrates photography's role in the fight against light pollution. Here are this year's contest winners! The post Photographers "Capture the Dark" in Stunning Images appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Lauren Scorzafava for the International Dark-Sky Association
  • Observe Vesta — and Own a Piece of It, Too 24 August 2022
    Vesta's bright and easy to find in binoculars and maybe even with the naked eye in late summer skies. It's also just as easy to acquire a piece of it without a multi-billion dollar space mission. The post Observe Vesta — and Own a Piece of It, Too appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Bob King
  • What Is the Ecliptic? 28 July 2022
    The ecliptic, simply put, is the plane of Earth’s orbit around the Sun. It extends beyond that to include the seven other planets. The post What Is the Ecliptic? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Peter Tyson
  • Wartime Skygazing: An Amateur Astronomer in Ukraine 3 May 2022
    Plakha Alexander — amateur astronomer, owner of Astro-Gadget.net, and Ukrainian — shares his experiences since Russia's invasion began. The post Wartime Skygazing: An Amateur Astronomer in Ukraine appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    William Barnhill
  • Eclipse Photography: Framing the Eclipse 8 April 2022
    Here are several ideas photographers can use when shooting their next total solar eclipse. The post Eclipse Photography: Framing the Eclipse appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Sean Walker
  • Tips for Photographing a Total Solar Eclipse 8 April 2022
    A total eclipse of the Sun is a spectacular sight. With a little preparation and advance planning, you can capture your own souvenir portrait of this awe-inspiring sight. The post Tips for Photographing a Total Solar Eclipse appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Edwin Aguirre and Imelda Joson