Eyes On The Sky

Stargazer Group, Planetarium Turn Focus Upward

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Posted: July 23, 2013

As co-director of the Stokesville Observatory, Valley local Jack Wine shares his love of space with others through the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers Club. Wine credits his grandfather for his fascination with the night’s sky. (Photo by Courtesy of Jack Wine)
In 1946, a strong solar storm caused the Aurora Borealis —generally only visible at higher latitudes — to appear as far south as Virginia. Valley local Jack Wine remembers the “tremendous display”…

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