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Astronomy Update

Clouds and colder temperatures will make it harder to spot features in the night sky.  If you can see through the clouds, Mercury is visible again for the first time in weeks. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

This week’s temperatures are mild for January, but some planets will be harder to spot Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

The Earth will be at the closest point to the sun in its orbit this week, and nice overnight temperatures will make planets easy to spot. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

Look for a thin crescent moon through next week.  That week’s update will come out early on Tuesday to coincide with the fall equinox. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: earth, equinox, fall, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Stay Safe in the Heat as Temperatures Rise Over the Weekend

It's important to take breaks if you're outside for a long period of time

Summertime means lots of fun outside, but it’s important to stay safe in the heat. “We try to go to the pool, but on nicer days like today we go to the park or something else we can be outside for awhile,” Erin Kub of Kindred said. “With extreme heat and dew points rising, it’s going to take a little…

Schools out for the Summer and the Pools are Back for the Season!

Locations in both Fargo and West Fargo officially opened this morning. Pools in Moorhead are set to open on Friday

FARGO, N.D. — The temperatures have felt like summer but now we can fully dive into the season at local pools. Locations in both Fargo and West Fargo officially opened this morning. Pools in Moorhead are set to open on Friday. The Fargo Parks District says they usually open the Monday after the last day of school to kick off…

NDSU Physics Department Hosts Eclipse Viewing Party

The group gathered at the south end of the engineering building to view the partial solar eclipse

FARGO, ND — Students, staff and members of the community joined the NDSU physics department in hosting an eclipse viewing party. The group gathered at the south end of the engineering building to view the partial solar eclipse. They had certified glasses on hand to everyone could see the spectacle taking place here in the area. Faculty and students from…

What is a Solar Eclipse?

Partial Solar Eclipse Coming Monday to Red River Valley

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff explains what a solar eclipse is and how we can be safe during the event on Monday, August 21st: Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: earth, eclipse, moon, Safety, solar, SPACE, sun

Solar Eclipse Safety in the Red River Valley

Looking Directly at Eclipse Without Protection is Harmful

During the upcoming solar eclipse, the moon is going to block out the sun and cast a shadow on the Earth. “And the sky goes completely dark, the moon covers up the sun, and you’re able to see something called the solar corona, which is the atmosphere of the sun. So you can see these streamers of light coming away…