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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 20, 2017 reads comments
Moon and Jupiter - The moon had a date with Jupiter early Thursday morning. 585 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 14, 2017 reads comments
Bright Light in the Night Sky - Has anyone else seen the bright light above the southwest horizon in the night sky? 1680 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 18, 2016 reads comments
Backyard Black Holes - Chuck gets many questions about Black Holes during his public nightsky observations. 891 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 16, 2016 reads comments
Solstice ISS - The International Space Station will be making some evening appearances in the Santa Barbara skies to welcome the Winter Solstice. 917 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 05, 2016 reads comments
Moon, Venus, and Mars - Charles snapped a [pic] of the moon, Venus, and Mars over Santa Barbara as seen from the Vedanta Temple. 1759 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 27, 2016 reads comments
International Space Station Passes - The International Space Station will be passing through the Santa Barbara skies very soon. 1599 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 13, 2016 reads comments
Venus and a Harbor Sunset - Chuck shares photos of a stunning harbor sunset with Venus pictured. 1423 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 04, 2016 reads comments
Venus and Saturn - Edhatters shared [pics] of Wednesday's crescent moon, Venus and Saturn. 1787 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 23, 2016 reads comments
Skimming Along the Moon - The lunar occultation of Aldebaran was visible from southern California and much of the US on Tuesday night. 1431 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 19, 2016 reads comments
Lunar Occultation - Santa Barbara astronomers, will we be able to see the lunar occultation tonight? 1752 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 14, 2016 reads comments
Mid October International Space Station Sightings - Look out for the International Space Station in Santa Barbara's skies starting next week. 1268 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 04, 2016 reads comments
New Moon - The new moon provided an excellent opportunity to view the Milky Way from East Camino Cielo. [pics] 2597 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 27, 2016 reads comments
International Space Station This Week - The International Space Station will be back in Santa Barbara's evening skies with some nice visible passes to take us into October. 1781 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 25, 2016 reads comments
Farewell to Rosetta and Philae - If you've enjoyed following the Rosetta mission to the Rubber Ducky Comet (67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko), it's time to say goodbye. 1586 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 19, 2016 reads comments
Nowhere Moonrise - Chuck went to the Bridge of Nowhere to catch Saturday's moonrise. 2218 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 29, 2016 reads comments
Views of the Venus-Jupiter Conjunction - A subscriber shares a pic of the Venus-Jupiter conjunction from Saturday evening. We've got stars in our eyes. I mean, planets. 1536 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 28, 2016 reads comments
Bright Planet Tryst - Chuck shares tips on how to view our two brightest planets Saturday evening as they appear to meet in our sky. 2254 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 13, 2016 reads comments
Moon and Meteor Shower Watch - An edhat subscriber watched the Perseid meteor shower on Thursday night and captured a few great pics. 2615 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 09, 2016 reads comments
See the ISS and a Meteor Shower This Week - The ISS will make a series of low and short passes over Santa Barbara in the upcoming weeks and the annual Perseid meteor shower may be better than usual. 2453 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 06, 2016 reads comments
Sunset Planets - Chuck suggests we look to the west just after sunset on Friday evening for a gathering of the moon and planets. Get out those binoculars! 1597 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 24, 2016 reads comments
Summer Space Station - The International Space Station is returning to Santa Barbara's evening skies for a week of visible passes. 2303 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 10, 2016 reads comments
International Space Station June Update - The International Space Station will be in our skies on Friday evening. 2453 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 25, 2016 reads comments
Marathon of ISS Passes - It's that time of year, just before the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, when the International Space Station is fully illuminated by the Sun. 2633 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 22, 2016 reads comments
Red Rivals and Rubber Ducky Redux - Mars is back in our Santa Barbara skies and about to make its closest approach since 2005.  3441 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 12, 2016 reads comments
Bike Path Astronomy - A subscriber was pleased to discover an astronomy lesson on their commute to work this week. [pics] 2856 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 10, 2016 reads comments
Mercury Across the Sun - An edhatter captured photos of Mercury crossing in front of the Sun. 2924 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 08, 2016 reads comments
Transit of Mercury - Coming up on Monday morning, we'll get to witness the planet Mercury passing in silhouette across the disk of the Sun. 2597 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 13, 2016 reads comments
Tax-Time, the ISS, and Inflation - Just in time for Tax Weekend, the International Space Station (that's ISS, not IRS) is back in our early- evening skies. 2577 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 27, 2016 reads comments
ISS and Astro Tidbits - Chuck points out the exciting night sky events coming up in April and a chance for residents to help reduce light pollution in Santa Barbara County. 2727 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 21, 2016 reads comments
Resonance and Planet Nine - There's evidence of a fairly large planetary body orbiting far out in the Kuiper Belt, a disk of icy junk that orbits out beyond Neptune. 3913 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 18, 2016 reads comments
ISS Passing Over - After the clouds from the storm have blown away, get out in the freshly cleaned evening air and wave at the ISS astronauts as they fly overhead.  2253 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 29, 2016 reads comments
Mid-Winter ISS - If our mid-winter El Niño evening skies are clear, the International Space Station will be making some visible passes for our viewing pleasure. 2123 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 01, 2016 reads comments
Comet Catalina for the New Year - Happy Catalina New Year! You can get an early astronomical start to the New Year in the pre-dawn skies on January 1. 4143 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 20, 2015 reads comments
ISS for the Holidays - The International Space Station will be making some nice visible passes in our evening skies to help brighten up the holiday season. 3187 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 13, 2015 reads comments
Rocky Rain - If the Santa Barbara skies are clear on Sunday and Monday evening, go out and watch one of the best meteor showers of every year - the Geminids. 3302 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 08, 2015 reads comments
Venus, Moon, and Comet - Edhat subscribers share images of the moon, Venus, and Comet Catalina on Monday morning. 3796 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 06, 2015 reads comments
The Moon Eclipses Venus - On Monday morning, you can watch celestial mechanics in action as the waning crescent Moon passes in front of Venus from Santa Barbara's point of view. 3415 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 30, 2015 reads comments
International Space Station Starts December - The International Space Station will be returning to Santa Barbara's early evening skies with some nice visible appearances to start off December. 3153 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 08, 2015 reads comments
Planets Rising - A subscriber shares early morning photos of Venus, Mars, and Jupiter. 3255 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 07, 2015 reads comments
Moon, Jupiter, Venus Before Dawn - For those who don't get up before the sun rises, here is a [pic] of this morning's planetary alignment. 4240 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 01, 2015 reads comments
Spooky Visitor - Early Saturday morning, a Halloween visitor nicknamed "Spooky" zoomed over Santa Barbara at about 78,000 mph. 4118 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 25, 2015 reads comments
More Morning Planet Fun - If you enjoyed last week's early morning views of the Moon cruising by the bright planet lineup, you're in for some more great views coming up 4513 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 19, 2015 reads comments
Hunks of Halley - Every year around October 21, the Earth passes through a stream of debris left behind by the most famous periodic comet, Halley's Comet. 3765 5
Late October ISS Passes - The International Space Station will be appearing in Santa Barbara's evening skies for your viewing pleasure this week. 3315 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 11, 2015 reads comments
Moons & Planets - Edhat subscribers share photos of four planets seen in our morning skies. 3874 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 08, 2015 reads comments
Beautiful Planetary Conjunction - Early risers on Thursday and Friday morning, weather permitting, will see an impressive lineup of planets strewn across the constellation Leo in our morning sky. 4474 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 30, 2015 reads comments
Evenings with the International Space Station - It's time again for the International Space Station to put in some early evening appearances in Santa Barbara skies. 2911 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 27, 2015 reads comments
Super Lunar Eclipse - This Sunday, assuming the weather cooperates, you'll get to see something that hasn't happened for 32 years, a perigean Super Moon being totally hidden by the shadow of the Earth. 7226 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 16, 2015 reads comments
ISS Flybys This Week - Chuck shares information on the International Space Station flybys for this upcoming week. 4090 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 14, 2015 reads comments
Perseid Meteor - Subscriber Chuck Cagara captured this colorful Perseid Meteor glancing off Earth's atmosphere on Thursday. [pics] 4061 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 09, 2015 reads comments
Prepare for an August Shower - Coming to late night and early morning skies on August 11/12 and 12/13 is one of the most reliable meteor showers each year - the Perseid meteor shower.  5447 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 01, 2015 reads comments
Visible International Space Station - A subscriber reports on ISS sightings this morning with perfect weather. 2732 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 29, 2015 reads comments
International Space Station Passing - Just in time for the predicted monsoonal cloudiness, the International Space Station may be visible for the next few days. 3600 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 19, 2015 reads comments
Two Eyes Are Better Than One: Binocular Astronomy - You don't need a telescope to enjoy astronomy in the summer skies above Santa Barbara. Just go out on a clear night, find a spot away from glaring lights, and look up. 5095 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 01, 2015 reads comments
Venus and Jupiter - Edhat subscribers share [pics] of Venus and Jupiter in the Santa Barbara sky. 3883 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 28, 2015 reads comments
Light Pollution - Chuck explains how recent Milky Way photos on edhat demonstrate light pollution.  3863 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 20, 2015 reads comments
Moon, Venus, and Jupiter - Nora shares striking pictures of the crescent moon, Venus, and Jupiter. 2930 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 17, 2015 reads comments
The ISS Returns - Once again, the International Space Station will be cruising above Santa Barbara, with some nice visible passes during the next week. 3067 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 01, 2015 reads comments
ISS Moon Fly-By - Subscriber Chuck Cagara was outside last night watching the International Space Station (ISS) make a Moon fly-by at 9:22pm. 3187 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 31, 2015 reads comments
Astronomical Double Dipping - High over our mountain horizon in Santa Barbara's late spring skies is the Big Dipper, probably the best-known asterism in the Northern Hemisphere.  3877 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 29, 2015 reads comments
ISS Passes - The International Space Station will be making some nicely visible evening visits to Santa Barbara during the next week. 3031 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 18, 2015 reads comments
International Space Station - The International Space Station will be making some nice visible passes over Santa Barbara during the next week. 3709 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 09, 2015 reads comments
Venus and the Seven Sisters - On Saturday, Sunday, and Monday evenings as the sky darkens, go out and catch brilliant Venus in the west as it slips by the Pleiades. 3652 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 01, 2015 reads comments
Lunar Eclipse and ISS - Santa Barbara sky watchers can look forward to a week of eclipses and appearances of the ISS. 4595 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 22, 2015 reads comments
The Beehive of Spring - The spring constellations are pushing up from the east, supplanting the bright winter sights like Orion and Canis Major in the skies above Santa Barbara.  4233 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 17, 2015 reads comments
Converging Planets and the ISS - The International Space Station, the Moon, Venus, and Mars will be providing some celestial entertainment for Santa Barbara sky watchers at the end of this week. 4331 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 08, 2015 reads comments
2015: The Year of the Dwarf Planets - Chuck discusses the controversy surrounding dwarf planets.  5006 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 01, 2015 reads comments
ISS Passes - It's ISS time again. The International Space Station will be visible in SB's evening skies this week, weather permitting. 3779 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 16, 2015 reads comments
Venus and Mercury in the Glowing Mesa Sunset - Stan Krome shares a picture of Venus and Mercury in the glowing Mesa sunset. 4233 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 13, 2015 reads comments
Comet Lovejoy - Galloping Green Ghost - On Sunday evening the clouds had cleared and the Moon wasn't up yet, so it was a chance to take a gander at comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy. 4490 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 11, 2015 reads comments
Meteorites - Rocks from Space - Chuck reports on the bright flashes from meteorites that edhatters have been seeing in the sky lately.  8465 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 09, 2015 reads comments
Venus and Mercury at Sunset - On Saturday, January 10, look low in the SW just after sunset to see Venus and Mercury in a bright close pairing, between about 5:15 and 6 PM. 3311 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 03, 2015 reads comments
Comet Lovejoy - Subscriber Chuck Cagara was out comet hunting on New Year's day night. Here is his report. [pics] 3975 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 27, 2014 reads comments
Waxing Crescent - A subscriber took advantage of tonight's cold, clear skies to photograph the waxing crescent moon. 3731 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 22, 2014 reads comments
Venus/Moon Photo-op - If you have a clear western horizon on Monday at sunset, look for Venus next to a tiny sliver of Moon as the sun sets in the SW. 2962 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 15, 2014 reads comments
Geminid Meteor Shower Photo - Subscriber Chuck Cagara was outside last night capturing the Geminid Meteor Shower. 5152 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 14, 2014 reads comments
Geminids Meteor Shower - Saturday is the best night to view the Geminids meteor shower. Fortunately, unlike the summer meteor events, you can see this one fairly early in the evening, just after it gets dark. 4855 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 09, 2014 reads comments
Fiery Ball Across the Sky - A subscriber spied something fiery with a tail shoot across the sky and burn out at about 5:50 PM in Goleta. Any Edhat astronomers have information? 3765 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 07, 2014 reads comments
A Year of Santa Barbara Sunsets - Do sunsets really linger longer in Honolulu than in Santa Barbara? How about other parts of the world?  6392 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 03, 2014 reads comments
ISS Weekend - If the clouds clear up in the evenings, the ISS will be making some nice visits to Santa Barbara's skies beginning this weekend. [pic] 3669 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 16, 2014 reads comments
Cloudy Skies - Nebulae - The cloudy skies and Halloween rain in Santa Barbara have given way to sunshine and clear skies, but that's only for the first 100 miles or so above you.  3601 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 07, 2014 reads comments
Flickering Star? - There appears to be a flickering star NE over the mountains, but it has red, white, and blue flickering lights. What is it? 4839 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 23, 2014 reads comments
Upcoming Partial Solar Eclipse - A subscriber reminds us of a partial solar eclipse taking place on Thursday between 2-4pm. 4561 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 08, 2014 reads comments
Total Lunar Eclipse - A subscriber reminds not to miss the total lunar eclipse tonight with totality from 3:25 to 4:24 AM. 4429 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 03, 2014 reads comments
ISS in View Once Again - It's time for the ISS to once again appear in the skies above Santa Barbara for your early evening entertainment reports Chuck McPartlin. 3962 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 28, 2014 reads comments
Ruddy Rivals and a Rubber Duck - Look to the south-southwest from Santa Barbara over the next few weeks, out over the ocean, and you'll see red. 7431 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 31, 2014 reads comments
Cosmic Fingerprints - Spectroscopy - This Friday was the anniversary of one of the most important discoveries in the history of astronomy, which took place 150 years ago. 6798 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 23, 2014 reads comments
Venus, Jupiter & Moon Sighting on Saturday - Chuck reminds edhatters to get up early on Saturday morning to see Venus, Jupiter, and a crescent Moon. 4388 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 18, 2014 reads comments
International Space Station to Pass Over - Santa Barbara will get another extended sequence of nice passes by the International Space Station starting on Monday evening. 5432 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 17, 2014 reads comments
Jupiter and Venus Monday Morning - Early risers on Monday morning will see a pretty sight rising in the pre-dawn sky to the ENE at about 5:30 AM. 5588 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 03, 2014 reads comments
More Summer Asterisms - Here are some more amusing asterisms from our Santa Barbara Summer skies. 5122 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 01, 2014 reads comments
The ISS Returns! - Chuck reports that although we've had a drought of evening passes by the International Space Station, we're about to get a solid week of nice appearances. 4854 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 13, 2014 reads comments
The Herdsman, Napoleon, and the Kangaroo - With clouds illuminated by the First Quarter Moon I had to go for some astronomical goodies in the constellation Böotes, the Herdsman. 5377 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 19, 2014 reads comments
The ISS Returns - The northern hemisphere's summer solstice, when the Sun reaches it's most northerly, highest appearance for the year, is coming up this Sunday. 4404 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 08, 2014 reads comments
Cats Eyes in the Skies - Astronomers, with their tendency to skulk around in the darkness, often feel an affinity for nocturnal animals like owls and cats. 5837 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 01, 2014 reads comments
ISS Cruising Above - The International Space Station will be cruising by Santa Barbara's evening skies again this week. 4058 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 25, 2014 reads comments
A Meteor Shower and a Shy Planet - This weekend in Santa Barbara's skies there are two astronomical events that may be worth looking at. 5297 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 27, 2014 reads comments
Fuzzy is Good - A lot of the astronomical images that we see are photographs of faint fuzzies - objects like comets, nebulae, and galaxies. 5543 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 21, 2014 reads comments
International Space Station Passes - There are some nice visible passes by the International Space Station this week. 3971 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 13, 2014 reads comments
Lunar Eclipse - There's a total lunar eclipse this coming, very early, Tuesday morning! 5849 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 03, 2014 reads comments
ISS and Total Lunar Eclipse - Starting Saturday evening the International Space Station will once again be making some nice appearances in Santa Barbara skies. 4703 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 23, 2014 reads comments
It's Just a Phase - The Moon - Every month we are treated to a beautiful sequence of phases as the illumination of the Moon's surface changes 7884 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 09, 2014 reads comments
Lion and Lamb - Chuck explains why March comes in like a Lion, but goes out like a Lamb. 5775 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 23, 2014 reads comments
The ISS Returns - It's time again for the International Space Station to make some nice appearances in Santa Barbara's evening sky. 4664 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 16, 2014 reads comments
Something Pink for Valentine's Day - Chuck gives insight into something pink for Valentine's Day, the Great Nebula in Orion. 5259 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 04, 2014 reads comments
ISS Passes - The ISS is back for some nice evening passes over Santa Barbara this week. 3842 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 26, 2014 reads comments
Supernova in a Nearby Galaxy - A supernova was recently discovered in a nearby galaxy, only about 12 million light years away. 4516 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 19, 2014 reads comments
The Winter Circle - The Winter weather in Santa Barbara is conducive to going out and enjoying the views of stars. 5826 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 29, 2013 reads comments
Holiday Decorations - In case you haven't decked the halls for the holidays yet, here are some astronomical decorations from the winter sky above Santa Barbara. 5964 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 27, 2013 reads comments
ISS Passes - The ISS will be making three pretty good passes through Santa Barbara's evening skies to round out the year. 3963 5

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