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October 22, 2021

Looking for something to watch this weekend? Check out Particles Unknown on the PBS series NOVA. There you will learn about neutrinos and the experiments done to detect them. Ohio State…

December 15, 2020
Jupiter and Saturn in Solstice Conjuntion

While we're all trying our best to keep our distance from one another during the current pandemic, Jupiter and Saturn are defiantly doing exactly the…

November 30, 2020
A Holiday Telescope Buying Guide

Astronomer Phil Plait, at Syfy Wire, goes through a list of some quality telescopes for beginners, experts and for those in between. He has written other posts…

October 1, 2020

Ohio SkyLites is back. We will post weekly what is up in our night sky. Podcast recording below.

July 14, 2020

Looking for something to do to cure your COVID blues?

From July 12-18 you can see this incredible comet gracing our skies just after sunset in the Northwest horizon right under the Big…

July 30, 2019

“The moon is a loyal companion.

It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a…

March 27, 2019

We had a great star party on March 23, 2019. Here are some images that were taken by Tim Black.

March 21, 2019

March 20 - First day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere

March 21 at 1:43 UTC - Full moon - Super "worm" moon

In our evening sky, Mars is in the west at sunset near the Pleiades

December 7, 2018

On December 16th, Comet 64P Wirtanen will pass the Earth at 12 million kilometers away. It may become as bright as 3rd magnitude. The diffuse coma and a nearly full Moon will make observations…