Looking Up column: Barnard’s Star: Moving like a firefly


Where we live, June evenings bring fireflies – “lightning bugs” dancing their way across the starry background.This is a real pleasure of stepping out on a clear night in June. The field we have out back, darkened by the night, would look like a field of stars if those fireflies would stand still. Instead they move about, blinking on and off, a show in my mind coupled with the constellations above, beats any man-made fireworks show.One night I was looking through my […]  » Read More

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