Monthly Archives: September 2012

Harvest Moon

The closest full moon to the autumnal equinox is called the harvest moon. The harvest moon is not necessarily bigger or brighter than a regular full moon. However, the moon’s orbital path is unique at this time of the year, … Continue reading

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Fall Equinox Activity

Here at Lie Back, Look Up, you will find plenty of stargazing and astronomy activities to do with your family. Many of these activities include free printables, as well as some tutorials and videos. Please let me know in the … Continue reading

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Why do we have “seasonal” constellations?

If you’ve been visiting Lie Back, Look Up for awhile (or any other stargazing sites), you’ve probably been reading about the different constellations that you can view each season. You might also be wondering why we see different constellations each … Continue reading

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September Night Sky

Check out our What’s Up in the Sky this Month page for an idea of planets and constellations to view in September.  Don’t forget to print off the free Summer Sky Map as well! If you’re looking for a good video … Continue reading

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