Five Naked-Eye… Umm… Things!

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Just some cool astronomy from a fun dude! Check it out!

Scott's Sky Watch

Hey, Sky Fans! Well, well, Friday is here again, and all the world is chirping. June’s flying by, and the solstice is less than a week away. Are you ready for the summer? This means, here in the north, we’re just about in the most day-timey week of the year. More daytime means less night, and less time under the stars. This doesn’t mean there’s nothing to see, though. It just means we need to be a little more patient with what we’re looking for. So, here’s five naked-eye things for one of the two brightest weekends of the year!

Let’s go!

  1. The enemy of Mars! The brightest star in Scorpius is Antares. It’s one of the biggest known stars, and the 15th brightest in the entire night sky. It’s so big that it would reach out into the main asteroid belt if it were dropped down in…

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