Monthly Archives: March 2012

CANCELED Solar Star Party, Mar. 20, Bldg 1 main cafeteria patio

Canceled What: Solar Observing Where: Building 1 Main Cafeteria Patio When: Tuesday, March 20, noon to 1:00 pm Come view the Sun, our very own star, with the APL Astronomy Club. Count sunspots, see faculae and plages and maybe granulation … Read the rest of this entry

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Looking Up April 2012

Daylight hours continue to increase in April, as the Earth spins through spring towards summer. Early in the month (about April 4th) the sun will rise at 6:45 am EDT, and set by 7:36 pm.  Towards the end of the … Read the rest of this entry

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Looking Up March 2012

Daylight Savings Time starts March 11.  Spring Equinox occurs March 20 at 05:14 UT (1:14 am EDT).  The Moon is Full on March 8, and New on March 22. The evening sky is dominated by the constellations Orion and Canis … Read the rest of this entry

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