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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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Where is the Big Dipper?

When most people are asked to identify one “constellation” in the night sky, their first answer is often the Big Dipper.  But, in fact, the Big Dipper is part of the constellation Ursa Major (the Big Bear), and is not … Continue reading

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Back-to-School free printables

Many of us are busy getting ready to send our children back to school, and some of our children have already started. Being a parent and a teacher, I find this busy time of year to be very exciting– full … Continue reading

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Stargazing Playlist

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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Viewing the Perseids Meteor Shower as a Family

Coming up on the nights of August 11th and 12th is a great opportunity to watch a meteor shower. Many people consider the Perseid Meteor Shower to be one of the best shows of the year, with up to 100 … Continue reading

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Stargazing in August

Check out our What’s Up in the Sky this Month page for an idea of planets and constellations to view in August.  Don’t forget to print off the free Summer Sky Map as well!  (I tried a new layout for the … Continue reading

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Family Activities to prepare for Curiosity’s landing on Mars

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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Giveaway Winners

A big thank you to everyone who helped celebrate the launch of Lie Back, Look Up. I’m so pleased and humbled at the support that I’ve received for this site. A special thank you to my sister-in-law and friend, Meagan … Continue reading

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