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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Summer Readers Hear About Solar System


Forrest Hershberger

Etta Sherman signs a story as Eileen Nightingale reads to children in the summer reading program.

On a clear night, a gaze into the sky can reveal more planets and stars than the mind can comprehend.

That same gaze can usually identify evidence of Greek mythology, wildlife and hunters, and the most consistent tool in navigational history.

Students in the Sidney Public Library summer reading program heard a lesson by Eileen Nightingale and Etta Sherman on astronomy, its uses and its history, at the library's Stargazer Park. She started the noon-hour event by asking children what they know about space. Answers included planets, new planets, aliens and stars. She then asked what is the clo...

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