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Northern Sky: A Real Smorgasbord of Splendors

A full moon over Lake Superior
A full moon over Lake Superior

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Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column. In this edition of Northern Sky, Deane explains what's going on in the first weeks of August. There are two full moons, plus a rare grouping of two planets and a star. Learn more in this edition of Northern Sky.

Read this month's Starwatch column.

Photo courtesy of Kyle Rokos via Flickr.