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Seth Jarvis

Flyby Earth on Asteroid 2014 DX110

Space is a shooting gallery and our little blue planet is a target.  It’s as simple as that.

Duke Johnson

Chasing the Aurora Again: Tromso, Norway

Day 1 We arrived in Tromso, Norway to totally overcast conditions. After getting settled, we went out in the field as a good auroral substorm was in the works.

Mike Murray

“U2″ Show Returns!

After an almost 2-year hiatus, we are bringing back our “U2” Cosmic Light Show!

Seth Jarvis

Thinking About Buying a Telescope?

‘Tis the season that many people think that a telescope would make a great gift for a loved one or for the whole family.  And of course, you are smart to think that.  But what to buy?  Here is a…

Seth Jarvis

Farewell Comet ISON, We Hardly Knew Ye

Comet ISON’s 15 minutes of fame have come and gone. Come from… where?  Gone to… where?

Robert Bigelow

Leonid Meteors Versus the Moon

The Leonid meteor shower is expected to peak about 10:00 a.m. MST on Sunday, November 17.

Rob Morris

*UPDATE* Comet ISON Viewing Guide

UPDATE November 15, 2013: Comet ISON is now naked eye visible! 

Seth Jarvis

Solar Eclipse November 3? YES. Visible from Utah? NO.

Yes, there is a solar eclipse on the morning of Sunday, November 3rd. No, it will not be visible, even as a partial eclipse, to anyone west of the United States’ eastern seaboard. BUT…

Seth Jarvis

Don’t Miss the Draconid Meteor Shower

Watch for an early evening meteor shower on October 7th and 8th.

Seth Jarvis

Planets Near and Far

On Sunday, October 6th you’ll want to take a look outside at about 7:30 PM and look to the west-southwest.