First, an announcement: The 2021 kickoff of Astronomy Night at Tye Preston Memorial Library was a big hit with 63 in attendance! A donated (Gibbs family) circa 2002 Meade ETX-90EC telescope package was given as a door prize to a very excited winner. We had four telescopes set up in addition to the observatory. A great night!

Where were you on Nov. 14, 1971? Were you not born yet, too young, or just can’t remember?

Weekly columnist Eric Erickson is a member of the New Braunfels Astronomy Club. Send questions to “Ask the Astronomer” at Find Astronomy Friends in New Braunfels, as well as Comal County Friends of the Night Sky Group on Facebook.

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