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  • Stars over Sisters 3/23/2021

    Olivia Newton|Updated Mar 23, 2021

    As April begins, the sun is in Pisces as it continues to ascend in the sky on its eastward trek along the ecliptic. By month’s end our life-sustaining star will advance well into Aries. During this time, a greater collection of springtime constellations will become available for evening viewing, as those of winter sink lower in the west. For many, the zodiacal constellation of Leo the Lion is a favorite. There are probably many reasons for this, but the two most obvious are t... Full story

  • Stars over Sisters 12/22/2020

    Olivia Newton|Updated Dec 23, 2020

    On New Year’s Eve the world will bid goodbye (and good riddance) to a very difficult year that saw a pandemic sicken and kill millions of people across the globe. And here in this country, extreme civil and political unrest made things even worse. But we will also ring in a brand-new year, one in which we all hope events will unfold that will bring COVID under control, restoring a greater sense of normalcy to our lives. To symbolize this earnest optimism, the featured c... Full story

  • Stars over Sisters 11/05/2019

    Zoey Lorusso and Olivia Newton|Updated Nov 5, 2019

    The arrival of November is a reminder that autumn is deepening. Deciduous leaves (what’s left of them) are changing color and the spooky season is over. There is a shift toward colder weather, while a similar shift plays out in the sky above as “new” constellations wheel into view. Many people don’t pay much attention to the night sky, which is a shame because there are so many wonderful things going on there! Over the years November has become known for its annual meteor... Full story