Erik Bassett

Is It Hard To Get a Job in Astronomy? (Plus 8 Careers To Consider)

There probably more career paths available to those with astronomy degrees than you might initially think. Given that astronomy-related jobs vary so much, the difficulty of getting these jobs is quite variable, too. Why astronomy jobs can be hard to get Most astronomy jobs are hard to get, especially in university research and professorships. There …

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Can You Stargaze When It’s Cloudy? (What To Know & What To Do Instead)

Observing the stars and other celestial objects on a clear moonless night is the ideal. Unfortunately, not all nights are like that, which can be disappointing for a stargazing enthusiast. But that doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Here’s how you can stargaze when it’s cloudy Stargazing is possible when it’s cloudy but it requires …

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Binoculars Vs. Telescopes for Stargazing (What’s Best For You?)

Stargazing is an ancient pastime. Just like our ancestors, we can observe endless wonders with the naked eye. Still, the technology has come a long way. Stargazing equipment offers varying degrees of clarity and magnification, so you can see distant stars, moons, planets, binary stars and star clusters, asteroids, comets and meteors, nebulae, and even …

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Is Stargazing A Hobby? (You Bet – And Here’s How To Start!)

Everybody needs a hobby. Better, still a hobby that teaches you lots, engages you for a lifetime, and doesn’t (necessarily) cost a penny. For many people, that hobby is stargazing. You don’t need to be a professional astronomer by any means, and it’s surprisingly simple to get started. Whether stargazing is a hobby, in brief …

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