MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014

Photo: Supermoon instant replay

SKY WATCHING -- In case you missed it, Spokane photographer Craig Goodwin snapped this photo of Saturday's supermoon. Super moons appear larger because their orbit is closer to the earth. Supermoons can appear as much as 30 percent brighter and 14 percent larger than regular...



Hear sounds under night sky at Steamboat Rock

CAMPING -- In case you've forgotten what it's like to camp out under the stars, Spokane photographer Craig Goodwin reminds us by devoting a sleepless night using his camera and recording night sounds at Steamboat Rock State Park. On a recent night-photography outing I made...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 2013

Stargazing at Steptoe Butte on parks cultural calendar

STATE PARKS -- A Sept. 7 night of star gazing with expert astronomers south of Spokane at Steptoe Butte State Park catches my eye in this list of upcoming free cultural events scheduled during the year-long Washington State Parks Centennial Celebration. Here's the remaining schedule...

SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013

MONDAY, OCT. 15, 2012

FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2011

Get up early Saturday for “red” lunar eclipse

SKY WATCHING -- Andy Buddngton of the Spokane Community College Science Department recommends that we get an early, glowing start tomorrow. Shortly after 4:30 Saturday morning, we'll be treated to a “red” lunar eclipse. As the NASA science video explains, this is the last one...

Rich Landers

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