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“Come Darkness, Come Light”

Less than two weeks away from the Winter Solstice, this hemisphere’s longest night of the year, our Christmas season is pervasive darkness, punctuated by a variety of lights. We have just more than 6 hours of daylight now. If the sky … Continue reading

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The Late, Late Show

Our recent clear weather coincided with “moderate” level auroral displays. I understand that the best displays happened in the middle of the night, which is very common; 2:00 a.m. seems to be the optimal time. We never got out that … Continue reading

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