8/9 Reporters Notebook

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Red planet sighting event is hoax A rumor about the red planet, which claims that Mars will come its closest ever to Earth on Aug. 27, has been racing through cyberspace inboxes. “Three different people sent me the e-mail,” said Carol Nash, secretary of Clovis’ Astronomy Club. “It’s stirring […]

Astronomy Day offers daytime glimpse of stars

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Charity Stroud, 3, left, Cassandra Zsidi,14, back left, and Christian Jones, 10, play a solar system game Saturday during Astronomy Day at Clovis-Carver Public Library. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Some trickled in after browsing through stacks of books at the library; some thought of it as the perfect […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Club plans ‘Astronomy Day’ activities

By Ryan Lengerich, CNJ Staff Writer On the Web: www.astroleague.org The Clovis Astronomy Club will hold “Astronomy Day” activities from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library north annex. Club Secretary Carol Nash said telescopes, displays, giveaways and hands-on activities will take place throughout the afternoon. She said the club has […]