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  • Friday Night Northern Lights

    September 12, 2014; 10:08 AM ET

    Stargazers could be in for a rare display Friday night as an Earth-directed solar flare ignites the northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, in the United States.

  • Occultation of the Star Regulus

    March 16, 2014; 7:00 AM ET

    Across the northeastern United States, a neat natural phenomena called an occultation will occur in a few days.

  • Occultation of the Star Regulus

    March 5, 2014; 6:25 AM ET

    Across the northeastern United States, a neat natural phenomena called an occultation will occur later this month.

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Astronomy Blog
The AccuWeather.com astronomy blog, by Mark Paquette, discusses stargazing and astronomy issues and how the weather will interact with current astronomy events.