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Stephen Hawking: ‘There are no black holes’

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Published on: January 28, 2014

At least not in the way we perceive them now, he suggests Heather Saul Saturday 25 January 2014 Stephen Hawking has produced a “mind-bending” new theory that argues black holes do not actually exist – at least not in the way we currently perceive them. Instead, in his paper, Information […]

John Dobson, Inventor of the Popular Dobsonian Telescope, Dead at 98

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Published on: January 16, 2014

by Bob King on January 16, 2014 The cosmos lost a good soul Wednesday. John Dobson, famous as the creator of the simple, low-cost Dobsonian telescope, passed away on Jan. 15, 2014. His obituary appeared on the website of the Sidewalk Astronomers: “It is with heavy hearts that we must report […]

2014 Skywatching Calendar

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Published on: January 15, 2014

2014’s celestial events include two lunar eclipses visible from San Antonio and a partial solar eclipse that will begin several hours before sunset one October afternoon. A new meteor shower could be a bonus. Here’s what stargazers have to look forward to in 2014: January The Quadrantid meteors, meanwhile, also […]

Telescope Names

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Published on: December 3, 2013
Lunar Phase
Current Moon Phase
Courtesy: U.S. Naval Observatory

Current Sun
Current Sun Image
Courtesy: NASA

Clear Sky Chart
San Antonio Clear Sky Chart

Sun/Moon Rise/Set Times
Sun/Moon Rise/Set Times

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