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A modest telescope offers unforgettable views of the moon and planets, but the night sky can be every bit as enjoyable while simply gazing up from the backyard. (Republican Eagle photo by Michael Brun)

Backyard astronomy offers grand views

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With so many options out there for watching movies and television shows, it can be easy to forget about the oldest and most inspiring “screen” of them all: the night sky.


Best of all, this show is still 100 percent free to enjoy.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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