Category Archives: Astronomy

Quadrantid meteor shower tonight.

This is one of the least studied meteor shower, because it happens on a very cold night every year. You should be able to see about one “shooting star” per minute starting around 1:00 a.m. EST. So if you did … Continue reading

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Asteriod Discovered 12/09/12 Fortells Doomsday 12/21/12?

Two Asteroid Earth Flybys this week. This week the buzz is about a newly discovered asteroid  about 100ft long narrowly missing the Earth. It whizzed by close. Half the distance of the Moon’s orbit. This coincides with another known close … Continue reading

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Spot Mercury, Venus and Saturn!

Mercury, Venus, Saturn and a crescent moon   Mercury, Venus and Saturn I plan on waking early before dawn to look up in the eastern sky to see these three planets at once. I hope the  clouds will be gone. … Continue reading

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The stars are out tonight.

Jupiter is very visible tonight. I looked to the east just after dark and low in the sky was the big bright light of Jupiter. Please experience the joy and self satisfaction of naked eye planet spotting. Teach your children … Continue reading

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Jupiter easy to see this month

I’m impatiently waiting for the sky to clear. Jupiter is in opposition or opposite of the Sun. As the Sun sets in the west Jupiter rises in the east and can be seen crossing the night sky until it sets in … Continue reading

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Wolf Moon Jan 19th 9:22pm

The first full moon of the year was named the wolf moon by Native Americans. Amoxil Without Prescription You can go to my Astronomy page on this website at any time to view the current moon phase.

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Once in a Blue Moon

The full moon of Nov 21st is a “Blue Moon.” Every season has three full moons, but this autumn season we have four. Sept. 23rd was the “early autumn moon” Oct. 22nd was the  second full moon of autumn and … Continue reading

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