Category Archives: Space

Transit of Venus

For those of you who didn’t know, the planet Venus crossed between the Earth and the Sun this morning. Spaceweather.com has a great image gallery of the event from many different observers across the globe. (My favorite picture here.) Venus … Continue reading

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Total Lunar Eclipse

This Saturday evening viewers in North America will be able to view a total eclipse of the moon. It will be in full swing as the moon rises above the horizon (at approximately sunset), but you won’t be able to … Continue reading

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No words.

No words. The title is appropriate. There are no words on this website. Nor does it need any.

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The varied moons of Earth

It appears that the Earth may have a third “Moon“. “Third?” you say. And I say, “Yes, the third.” Even though Cruithne isn’t technically a moon. It is “merely” a near-Earth-asteroid that happens to share our orbit. Sort of. In … Continue reading

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