While the Sunlight Fades Enjoy a Full Night Sky

(Photo Credit: Flickr user Paul Moody)

Tomorrow, June 28th, is the latest sunset of the year, so make the most of it and take advantage of all the planets showing up in the summer sky. There is a plethora of stars and planets to take advantage of this week in the pre-dawn hours or stay up late into the evening. All you need are your own two eyes. If you’d rather not gaze alone check out one of your local astronomy clubs and attend a star party where you can meet other amateur astronomers and get the most out of the night sky. Also, Derrick pays homage to the latest sunset of the year with the poem To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick.  All this and more on this week’s Sky Talk.[audio: st20110627.mp3]

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