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Use binoculars to explore the Milky Way

Greetings, stargazers.

The summer Milky Way is one of the many things you get to enjoy if you are lucky enough to live in the Four Corners. From most big cities you might never get the chance to see it. On more than one occasion, I have heard from stargazing newbies something like: “What is that hazy patch? I thought tonight was...


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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