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Seeing stars in the Madison area

It’s time to stop looking down at your phone and look up at the stars.

It’s time to stop looking down at your phone and look up at the stars. Join in on something that welcomes everyone from amateurs to aficionados, and requires little more than clear skies and a curiosity for what’s out there.

7 places to stargaze around Madison

Light pollution is a hindrance to stargazing in Madison, but here are a few spots in the area where you can set up camp for a night of observing.

Light pollution is a hindrance to stargazing in Madison, but here are a few spots in the area where you can set up camp for a night of observing.

Three 'baby' planets found forming around newborn star

In the constellation of Sagittarius, three infant planets have been found orbiting a young star 330 light-years from Earth. These are the first planets to be found using the powerful ALMA telescope in Chile, which is searching for our cosmic origins. The discovery was made by two independent teams of astronomers.

Brewers' Ryan Braun Cleared, At Camp

Milwaukee Brewers star and current NL MVP Ryan Braun has reported to spring training, one day after his suspension for a positive drug test was overturned. SURVEY: What Do You Think About Overturning Braun's Suspension?