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Explore many objects around the night sky’s summer triangle

Greetings, stargazers.

This month is a good time to see the constellations and deep sky objects around the summer triangle. The summer triangle is an asterism that first appears in the eastern evening sky at the beginning of summer. Now, nearing the end of summer, it is high overhead at dusk.

An asterism is simply an easily...

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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