Milky Way Galaxy

We’re Losing the Night Sky – to Light

Two-thirds of people in the US can’t see the Milky Way from their homes. The stars that shape our galaxy disappear from view due to outdoor lighting which is too bright, stays on all night, or illuminates the sky rather than the earth. Night lighting also interferes with the rhythms of human, animal, and plant life.

US at night

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Lyrid Meteor Shower

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018

Skywatchers in the Northern Hemisphere will have a chance to see the Lyrid meteor shower between April 16 and April 25. The best day to see them, weather permitting, will be extremely early in the morning on Sunday, April 22.

Lyrid meteor

Meteor showers occur when the Earth crosses the path of a comet, colliding with a trail of comet crumbs. As they burn up in the atmosphere, the meteors leave bright streaks in the sky commonly referred to as "shooting stars”.

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Nigel Dennis Kayaks Romany Sport RM

NDK Sport and Sportive

“It tracks great, surfs well and is an over-all really fun boat to paddle. I gave it a 10.”    paddling.com review
NDK Sport

“A Romany that mortal paddlers can take around rocks without worrying about doing loads of damage to a composite hull. Like the composite counterpart, the Romany Sport RM is a solid, easy-handling kayak that gives back every ounce of effort you put into maneuvering… it’s at the top of its class.”    Jake S.

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