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Refuge notebook: Dark skies, new telescope cause for celebration

...but adding a pair of binoculars or a telescope adds details that elicit major "oohs...Refuge was recently gifted a spectacular telescope from a local family in memory of different. A beautiful Celestron telescope was aimed heavenward until Mr. Maklezow...

...beside the mouth of the Kenai River that regularly see a diverse population of shorebirds, which can be viewed through an telescope.For more information on what services each park provides visit the website at
Movie review: 'Gravity' leaves reviewer clinging to the edge of his seat

...specific knowledge of new hardware being installed on the Hubble Telescope, is working with the assistance of mission commander Matt...actually see the International Space Station from the Hubble Telescope," but those things don't matter. This movie doesn't...
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Halloween and Harvest festivals stations where participants can learn more fun facts about owls, bats, ravens and get to look at the stars through a telescope. The event is not an event to come in costume, it is not meant to scare anyone and candy will not be given out, For more...
New wildlife refuge visitor center taking shape late September with the center serving as a hub for the refuge's more popular events like berry foraging and full moon telescope parties. Hayes said the new center will be an incredible asset to the Kenai Peninsula community. "People will be impressed...
The Bookworm Sez: A different twist on the western in 'Thicket'

...took Jack down a "rabbit path" to meet with Shorty. As they neared Shorty's home, Jack saw a child peering through a telescope and it took him a minute to understand that he wasn't meeting with a child. He was meeting with a dwarf.Eustace seemed...
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'A big comeback': Peregrine falcons return from endangered status

...cooperative the falcons were, each of her stops could take anywhere from 10 minutes to several hours to survey the site with her telescope.Cold weather typically doesn't affect nesting habits, but this year the nest at Faith was a little behind schedule...
MOVING SALE Friday 9am-? 34206 Khamsin St., Soldotna. Off K-Beach/...

MOVING SALE Friday 9am-? 34206 Khamsin St., Soldotna. Off K-Beach/ Gaswell. Snow blower, misc. tools, telescope, camping/hunting equipment, men's clothing & footwear, Christmas decor, bookcase, buffet.
Challenger Center throws an interstellar star party

...inviting the curious to bend an eye to a telescope and gaze into a sky pockmarked with stars...the planets that are out and show how a telescope works. Community members also may get...also have a Celestron. It's a shorter telescope so you can see things (within) a shorter...
Weeks, months of 2008 await your exploration

...Space probes take years to reach outlying planets. The images sent back from their cameras are fascinating. The Hubble Space Telescope provides amazing pictures of outer space. The space shuttle program has benefited society with many new inventions, as well...


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