David H. Levy's Evening Stars: Who needs a clear sky?
March 2011: Just because the clouds roll in doesn’t mean you should give up on the night’s astronomy.
January 24, 2011
”Stars shoot and meteor’s glare oftener across the valley than in any other part of the country ...” — Washington Irving, ”The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” 1820
With these words, from the opening salvo of the great short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Washington Irving described the amazing sky visible from the eastern shore of the Hudson River in his fictional tale.
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