Stars

Variable Stars

Variable Stars

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Betelgeuse, the yellow star in the lower left corner, is a pulsating variable star. Aside from their twinkling, stars seem to always shine at a fixed...

Deep Sky Surprises

Deep Sky Surprises

M78. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. Anxiously I scanned the sky as I stepped outside the door. Supper was over, and I was headed to the barn to do some chores. Darkness was falling across the valley, and...

Distant Starlight

Distant Starlight

Leo Triplet. Photo © Morris Yoder. As always when we learn more about God’s wonderful creation, we face mysteries that are hard to explain. It reminds us that the larger the sea of knowledge, the...