Check out these dazzlers this weekend

We are still in our annual cloudy season. Only one night in three is clear around here this month. Still, if you keep looking up, the stars eventually come out. This weekend would be a good time.

Let’s assume that, like most people, you don’t know the constellations. No problem: Just turn to the Moon, which this weekend displays its gibbous phase. This football shape allows lunar mountains and craters to be optimally illuminated. Point any small telescope or even steadily braced binoculars its . . .


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