Looking Up column: Worlds to see on a summer night


Look to the southeast this weekend, as soon as it gets dark, for a look at other worlds.The huge ball of light shining in your face first commands your attention. This is hopefully not a streetlight, or someone shining a flash light at you. Ruling either of these out, what you are seeing is the moon.The moon, almost full (it reaches full phase on Monday, Aug. 3) will be situated by two more bright lights, star-like but much closer than the stars. The most brilliant point of light is at […]  » Read More

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