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Comet 2022 E3 ZTF closest to Earth February 1 and 2

2/1/2023 by Sanghamitra Sanghamitra

By earthsky.org The great comet hunter Don Machholz originally wrote this article for EarthSky in March 2022. Sadly, Don unexpectedly passed away in August 2022. A great loss to his family and the world! Read and comment on Don’s tribute page here. Recent updates on this article are by Eddie… SEE MORE

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How to Balance Weight on Your Boat

1/31/2023 by Sanghamitra Sanghamitra

By www.boatingmag.com Control of people and weight ensures safety and better handling. [caption id="attachment_44593" align="alignnone" width="512"] Photo: Gordon Leggett / 2021-09-02_Maine_Marine_Patrol_Boat_at_Ellsworth_ME_USA Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Managing the load aboard your boat begins before you set out and continues throughout the day. Keep an eye on your boat’s load, and you’ll enjoy greater safety, increased… SEE MORE

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NASA Says 2022 Fifth Warmest Year on Record, Warming Trend Continues

1/30/2023 by Sanghamitra Sanghamitra

By www.nasa.gov [caption id="attachment_44584" align="alignnone" width="512"] Change in Average Temperature With Fahrenheit.svg_ via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Earth's average surface temperature in 2022 tied with 2015 as the fifth warmest on record, according to an analysis by NASA. Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend, global temperatures in 2022 were 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit… SEE MORE

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How Many Rod Holders Does a Boat Need?

1/29/2023 by Sanghamitra Sanghamitra

By www.saltwatersportsman.com More rod holders are better, but is there a point when enough is enough? [caption id="attachment_44575" align="alignnone" width="512"] woman_fishing_with_rod_holder via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Some modern fishing boats have fishing rod holders lining the gunwales from stem to stern, and others come with a mere two in the stern. Which… SEE MORE

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Fort Scrammel, Casco Bay, ME - By Dirk Ingo Franke - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22110309

Southern Coast & Casco Bay, ME

Casco Bay and Maine's Southern Coast are the most populated areas of Maine, but that doesn't result in any lack of charm or local flavor. Portland, the jewel of Maine, and home to the best food anywhere is a vibrant growing city. The Southern Maine Coast has been blessed with miles picturesque beaches, and islands of pastoral country surrounded by seas of forest. Both history and geography create the chemistry to give you a vacation you won't forget. Enjoy a lobster boat cruise, charter fishing excursion or kayaking excursion along the coast, canoeing on the Mousam River, a trolley ride to the beach, or the thrill of an oceanside amusement park. Open year 'round, the Southern Maine Coast has it all. SEE MORE