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About Stargazing

Stargazing is just what it sounds like: simply observing the stars. But astronomy goes deeper. It’s the science of observing objects in space and the universe as a whole. It’s safe to say that for thousands of years, people have been marveling at the night sky. While most scientists say humans started officially documenting the stars using telescopes about 400 years ago, some are seeing artifacts that could put our first astronomer ancestors at almost 6,000 years into the past. Continue reading from CNN




Check Out a Book On Stargazing

Link to 101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky by George Moromisato on Hoopla
Link to Dark Skies by Valerie Stimac in the catalog
Link to A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy by P. Clay Sherrod and Thomas L. Koed on Hoopla
Link to Yearbook of Astronomy 2021 by Brian Jones in the catalog