Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ode to Ham

More than 50 years ago on April 12, 1961, Russian Yuri Gagarin was the first person in space and to orbit the planet. He made his historical flight in the spherical capsule of the Vostok 1 spacecraft. What a marvelous … Continue reading

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April 2011 night sky

 Generosity always amazes me.  After reading my articles, Don Pfeffer last month donated his 8” Sky Watcher Dobsonian telescope to the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers Club. Thank you Don, your generosity won’t be wasted. It allows the club to have a … Continue reading

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Arcturus a star growing with humanity

Can stars predict the future of the human race? One of the brightest stars in the sky, is Arcturus. It’s only been visible to us for the past half million years. That’s about the same time as the dawn of … Continue reading

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April 2011 crossword answers

I hope everyone did well. Mario

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