Driftless Dark Skies: State of the Milky Way

It is good to know and love our home. We live in the Driftless Area of North America on Earth. Our planet is just one of many worlds circling that one star we call the Sun. Our Solar System, full of planets, moons, asteroids and comets, is one of hundreds of billions...

Driftless Dark Skies: Home in the Milky Way

“Why should I feel lonely?  Is not our planet in the Milky Way? Henry David Thoreau, Walden  Look up into the September sky and you will see our Milky Way flowing across.  It starts in the northwest where you find Perseus the Hero, now safe from the gorgon and sea...