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Jumpstart Summer Stargazing with a Star-B-Que

  As summer gets into swing in the Northern Hemisphere, celebrations like the Fourth of July and Bastille Day call for the time-honored tradition of the backyard barbeque. If you’re already outside with friends and family, it’s also the perfect time to add an astronomy-inspired twist to your festivities: Make it a Star-B-Que. Inspired by…

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Leo Constellation

  Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s quest to observe celestial objects in the Leo constellation! Quick facts about the Leo constellation: In Latin, Leo means “lion” Leo was one of the earliest identified constellations. There is evidence that Mesopotamia had a similar constellation in 4000 BCE. Regulus (also known as…

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Don’t Panic!

    May 25 is the 20th anniversary of Towel Day, also known as Douglas Adams Day. This day is to commemorate the amazing author of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy book series that was made into a radio show, TV show, a movie, and more. In honor of this special anniversary, Unistellar Citizen…