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Seven Wonders

Mercury Autumn 2008 Table of Contents


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Image courtesy of NOAA Photo Library.

by C. Renée James

As anyone deep in the heart of Texas can tell you, there is almost nothing to rival the sight of a clear night sky studded with thousands of white-hot stars and maybe a planet or two. But you don't have to buy a telescope, learn your constellations, or travel to the boondocks to observe some of the most amazing things in the universe. In fact, you can observe what are arguably the seven most awe-inspiring wonders of the universe this very night no matter where you live. All you need do is follow three simple steps.

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