September 1st, 2014
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Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Feb 1 – Orion and The Pleiades

February is a great month to see two of the most recognizable objects in the night sky: the constellation of Orion the Hunter and The Pleiades Star Cluster.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” March 2 – Bright Stars and Jupiter

The skies of March still feature the brilliant stars of winter but also reveal the coming of spring with new stars slowly displacing them in the east. Join us for Gateway to the Stars this Saturday, March 2. 

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Feb 2 – Orion is at its Prime!

February is the month to get the most from the famous constellation of Orion the Hunter. The familiar grouping is climbing high into the south early in the evening, making it the best guidepost to the Winter night skies.

Mike Murray

Next “Gateway to the Stars” is February 11

This month’s installment of “Gateway to the Stars” will take place on Saturday, February 11 instead of the normal first Saturday of the month.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” March program

As we look for great objects in the night sky to practice our observing skills on, what are some of the best examples for late Winter and early Spring? Last month we focused a lot on the constellation of “Orion,…

Mike Murray

Next “Gateway to the Stars” – Orion!

In my next monthly installment of “Gateway to the Stars” on Saturday, Feb. 5 (6:45pm), we finally get a chance to feature one of the most recognizable constellations in the entire sky – “Orion, the Hunter!”