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Southwestern Guesthouses on 265 Acres
near Silver City, New Mexico
overlooking Bear Creek and the Gila Wilderness

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Category Archives: stargazing

Milky Way Rising • April New Moon

The skies were dark during the April 2012 New Moon period, the Casitas were full of amateur astronomers, and the weather was wonderfully dry and clear! We know from talking with our guests at Casitas de Gila Guesthouses that there … Continue reading

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Fall in the Gila Country — Light and Leaves

October and November are spectacular months in the Gila Country of Southwestern New Mexico. With the ending of the monsoon rains, the days are noticeably shorter and the skies have taken on a deeper shade of cobalt blue as the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Star Party • May 27 – June 5, 2011

This year it happened that the week surrounding Memorial Day coincided with a New Moon. Consequently, most of the guesthouses at Casitas de Gila were occupied by amateur astronomers, along with their family members, from Arizona, Kentucky, Maryland, and Massachusetts. … Continue reading

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The Starry Skies of Our Milky Way in Spring

  HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR GALAXY LATELY? Sadly, according to an article in Cosmos magazine, it would be difficult for an increasing number of people to give a positive response to this question because more than one-fifth of the World … Continue reading

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CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES & ART GALLERY
50 Casita Flats Rd • PO Box 325 • Gila, New Mexico 88038
575-535-4455

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