Glenn Chaple's observing basics: Lunar spectacular
March 2006: This month presents favorable conditions for observing a lunar smile.
March 1, 2006
|Have you ever gazed in spellbound silence at an aurora, admired the spangled beauty of the Pleiades, or pondered the mystical blue-green glow of a planetary nebula? By whatever means unaided eyes, binoculars, or a telescope a visual stroll through the night sky brings you face-to-face with some strange and amazing sights. It's easy to feel like Alice adrift in a cosmic Wonderland, particularly when you encounter the Cheshire-cat grin of a crescent Moon.|
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