Stay up to date with the next big astronomical events with a new digital calendar
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Last week, The New York Times soft-launched a new feature called The New York Times Astronomy and Space Calendar, which previews some of the notable upcoming astronomical events. Theres a neat twist to this: you can sync it to your personal calendar on your computer or phone.
The Times calendar features a light range of upcoming events: meteor showers, notable anniversaries, and major events such as the August 21st solar eclipse. Each entry comes with a short blurb about the significance behind the event, as well as links to the Times coverage of each event.
The calendar isnt comprehensive, and thats by design, says Times Senior Staff Editor for Science editor Michael Roston, who was one of the calendars creators….