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Night Sky

April’s Night Sky and Constellations Highlight Ursa Major with the Big Dipper, Leo the Lion, and a Clearer View of Galaxies

Clear April nights are filled with starry creatures. Near the Big Dipper, you will find several interesting binary stars. You can also spot galaxies like the Pinwheel Galaxy, M82, and M96 — the last of […]

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Night Sky for April 2016

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In April, the sky is featured with Jupiter, Ursa Major, Leo, and Saturn and Mars after midnight, and the Lyrid […]