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Sagittarius one of sky’s best views

Greetings, stargazers.

Just after dark this month, the Milky Way crosses the sky almost directly overhead in a north-south band. While the weather is still warm, this would be a great time to take binoculars outside and scan along the entire path and be amazed at the number of stars, clusters and nebulae that can be seen.


Charles Hakes is an assistant professor in the physics and engineering department at Fort Lewis College and is director of the Fort Lewis Observatory. He can be reached at hakes_c@fortlewis.edu

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