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The Kepler Mission has confirmed the first planet located in the habitable zone in another solar system!
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The HCAS Observatory, located on the Harford Community College campus, the observatory dome houses a 14" telescope that the public can look through at open house events!
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A total lunar eclipse will occur on December 10th. For the eastern US, only the very beginning of the eclipse will be visible just before sunrise when the moon is setting. You will see the moon starting to darken but may not be able to see any color before it sets. The western US will see most of the eclipse, while Australia and Asia will see the entire eclipse.
The next total lunar eclipse visible in North America is before dawn December 10, 2011. This post has links to info for other parts of the globe, too.
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Find club events on our calendar page!
http://harfordastro.org/event_calendar.htm
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Sharing the night sky with the rest of the world
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Located in Harford County, Maryland, the HCAS shares the night sky with the public through open houses and other events where the public can look through their 14" telescope in the observatory as well as other telescopes set up by club members. Join the HCAS and you can have access to club telescopes, learn how to use the club's 14" dome housed telescope, and use the club's cameras for taking astrophotos.