Bob Deegan’s Night Skies is a weekly column that brings a fascinating, yet sometimes complex topic to readers of all ages. The scientific and historical explanations are interesting and the legends behind the stars and constellations are fun and informative. Night Skies has been published for decades in newspapers ranging from the Connecticut Post to the Kentucky Standard.

Bob Deegan has given weekly planetarium shows as a staff member of the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and is a past president of the Westport Astronomical Society of Westport, Connecticut. He has spent many years bringing astronomy to the public through his writing, his classes, and his entertaining nighttime presentations around the country. His presentations have always been open to the public and have been widely appreciated, including laudatory articles in the New York Times.