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An image of the night sky on Sept. 1, 2022 showing several clusters of stars in the Milky Way.

Watch the Milky Way star clusters shine in Thursday night’s sky

Our own hometown, Galaxy, will be the star of tonight’s show. The new moon set early on Thursday (September 1), making the sky extraordinarily dark — perfect for viewing star clusters across the Milky Way with backyard telescopes. Throughout September, the Milky Way is visible on the southern horizon, along with countless star clusters and …

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