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Mountain Skies

 

September 9, 2019

The Stars

The summertime Milky Way is now high overhead at sunset! While this beautiful veil in the sky may have been obvious to the casual observer in years gone by, nowadays bright urban skies require some planning and effort to enjoy it. However, all one really needs is a dark night with a clear view of the sky; some of the overlooks on the Blue Ridge Parkway and the campus at PARI provide gorgeous views not only of the mountains during the day, but also the stars at night.

Start by looking a little to the west of due south and you will find our old friends Scorpius and Sagittarius....



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