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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

An Eclipse Story

I’ve been married to a wonderful woman, “Jackie,” for 45 years this September. She is not the geeky one in the family, I hold...

Join Dark Skies Movement

The Town of Truckee is asking residents and visitors to join the Dark Skies Movement by turning off any unnecessary lights at night. Light...

Kayaking and star gazing on Lake Tahoe

On a clear, summer evening, take a moment to sit by the lake’s edge at the end of the day and admire the changing...

Star light, star bright · Explore the night sky

Stars, planets, nebula and meteors are ever present in the universe. Unseen during the day for the most part, and in many parts of...

The majesty of meteor showers

Meteor showers provide a magnificent show in the late-night Tahoe sky. A few years back, I hiked Mount Judah Loop at 1 a.m. to...

The Perseids, Falling Stars over Lake Tahoe

Every year the Earth passes through a field of comet debris from late July to August causing a shower of falling stars we call...

Embark on a celestial journey: Tahoe Star Tours illuminates mysteries of the night sky

On a lovely summer evening under an alpenglow sky and emerging waxing moon, a group of at least 30 people gathered at Northstar California...

Transparent kayaks reveal the depths of Tahoe

It’s 10 p.m. on a clear, calm Tahoe night and a motley crew of Tahoe locals is standing on a dock in the Tahoe...

Kayaking under the light of the moon

The sun is setting. Waves are crashing over the bow of the kayak as Jani Osborne of Alpenglow Cleaners and I paddle out for...

Comet Neowise visible, Won’t return for 6,500 years

Comet Neowise, featured on the cover, was discovered in March this year by a space born observatory, WISE (Wide Field Infrared Survey Explorer), as...