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Find possible weather prediction for your eclipse day in Clear Sky Chart format (normal weather disclaimers apply, of course!)

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The Library Telescope Program brings telescopes to local public libraries, making good-quality and beginner-friendly telescopes available to curious patrons.The Astronomical League is accepting applications to bring telescopes into more lucky libraries this year - find out how to nominate your club and local library to participate in this program at the link below.
The Library Telescope Program brings telescopes to local public libraries making good

Check Out a Telescope From Your Local Library! | Night Sky Network

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Check out the amazing work people have done with JunoCam's images from Juno's recent flyby of Jupiter's Great Red Spot!
Check out the amazing work people have done with JunoCam's images from

Photos from NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter's post

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Solar observers should definitely check out this great sunspot during the next several days, if you can! While your view may not be quite as details as the below movie captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory,such a large and interesting group of spots that small solar telescopes and sunspotters can see some great detail.
Solar observers should definitely check out this great sunspot during the next

NASA's SDO Watches a Sunspot Turn Toward Earth

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The full moon will dominate the skies this weekend, and you can watch for bright Venus rising in east in the early morning. You can try to spot Mercury in the west, very early in the evening, right around sunset - it will be a very difficult observation but you may be able to see this elusive planet. Find more details on the sky this week with this guide from Sky & Telescope
The full moon will dominate the skies this weekend and you can

This Week's Sky at a Glance, July 7 – 15 - Sky & Telescope

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Watch the latest stargazing video from NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to find out how to prepare for the solar eclipse by studying the phases of the moon this month. Also - be on the lookout for two meteor showers!
Watch the latest stargazing video from NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to find

What’s Up for July 2017

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Check out the "Trip Around the Triangle" activity for a great way to organize a star party around the wonderful astronomical sights in the prominent Summer Triangle asterism. Find the activity description and printable PDF handout at the link below!
Check out the "Trip Around the Triangle" activity for a great way

Trip Around the Triangle - Summer Triangle Stargazing Activity & Handout | Night Sky Network

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You can watch our latest webinar, all about the exploration of Mars! NSN members joined Dr. Bethany Ehlmann on Wednesday, June 21 for updates on the latest plans for the exploration of Mars, the evidence so far for its past habitability, and the upcoming Mars 2020 rover.[ Youtube.com Link ]
You can watch our latest webinar all about the exploration of Mars

NSN Webinar: Exploring the Earliest Habitable Environments on Mars

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Check out NASA's special Asteroid Day program, all about the important work its Planetary Defense Coordination Office does in finding, tracking, and characterizing Near-Earth Objects- asteroids and comets that travel close to our planet and that may present a hazard in the future.
Check out NASA's special Asteroid Day program all about the important work

International Asteroid Day

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Equipment slung under high altitude balloons will observe the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21, miles above any potential cloud cover - and many amateur astronomers will be participating in these efforts!
Equipment slung under high altitude balloons will observe the upcoming total solar

BALLOON Observations | Total Solar Eclipse 2017

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Members of the Nevada County Astronomers cooked up a comet at the Madelyn Helling County Library's Astronomy Day celebration - just one of the many out of this world activities lucky visitors were treated to!
Members of the Nevada County Astronomers cooked up a comet at the

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Traveling for the eclipse this August? You will definitely want to plan for -and around - increased traffic! This guide may help. h/t EarthSky
Traveling for the eclipse this August You will definitely want to plan

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Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran created this beautiful image of Jupiter's swirling cloud bands using data from the JunoCam instrument on board NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter. You can create your own incredible images using Juno's data too! Start by perusing the raw image data for Junocam at the links below.
Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran created this beautiful image of Jupiter's swirling

Jupiter’s Bands of Clouds

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You can join other citizen scientists and recreate one of the most important scientific observations of the modern era, and measure the positions of stars near the sun during the upcoming total solar eclipse to prove Einstein's General Theory of Relativity! Find out more about this astrometry-minded citizen science opportunity from NASA's Universe of Learning in our latest article
You can join other citizen scientists and recreate one of the most

A Modern Day Eddington Experiment | Night Sky Network

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Check out NASA's special live event all about the upcoming total solar eclipse - the astronomical event of the year for many amateur astronomers in the United States!
Check out NASA's special live event all about the upcoming total solar
The June solstice is tomorrow, June 21, 2017! This solstice traditionally marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere - and the beginning of winter in the Southern Hemisphere. But what exactly is the solstice? Find out with this guide from EarthSky
The June solstice is tomorrow June 21 2017 This solstice traditionally marks

All you need to know: June solstice 2017 | EarthSky.org

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The Kepler mission released an updated catalogue of exoplanets, with 219 new candidates in the set- and 10 of these appear to orbit in the habitable zone of their parent stars!
The Kepler mission released an updated catalogue of exoplanets with 219 new

NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog, Hundreds of New Planet Candidates

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NSN members joined veteran astronomers and educators for a special webinar this past week, where they shared practical tips and considerations for astronomy outreach to your local Latino and Hispanic audiences about how to best get the word out about the upcoming solar eclipse and more upcoming astronomical events. You can check it out at the link below!
NSN members joined veteran astronomers and educators for a special webinar this

NSN Webinar: Partnering with Latino Audiences for the Eclipse and Beyond

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Saturn is at opposition tonight, June 15! "Opposition" means that Earth is located in between Saturn and the sun. Check out this guide to Saturn's opposition and what it means via EarthSky
Saturn is at opposition tonight June 15 "Opposition" means that Earth is

Earth between sun and Saturn June 15 | EarthSky.org

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