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07/27/2012 – Ephemeris – I’ll be giving a presentation at the Eyaawing Museum & Culture Center in Peshawbestown tomorrow

July 27, 2012 1 comment

Ephemeris for Friday, July 27th.  The sun rises at 6:24.  It’ll be up for 14 hours and 49 minutes, setting at 9:13.   The moon, 1 day past first quarter, will set at 1:41 tomorrow morning.

Tomorrow yours truly will be giving a presentation Stars and Stories of the Summer Night Skies  This will be a talk illustrated by a fantastic planetarium type program called Stellarium which is actually free from the Internet. There won’t be a planetarium dome however.  I’ll be exploring the stars and constellations visible in the summer sky and how various cultures saw them and  some of the wonderful stories of those who counted on the heavens to be their calendar in order to plant their crops and prepare for winter..  There’s the Greek constellations I tend to talk about on these programs, and others, especially those of the local Indian peoples.  The presentation is at 1 p.m. at the Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center in Peshawbestown.

Times are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan.  They may be different for your location.