If you need a hand finding your way to seeing the Geminids, which peak on December 13, have a look here.
Hey, Sky Fans! Forty-five years ago today, at 12:33 AM December 7, 1972, the engines at the bottom of another Saturn V rocket came to life, and Apollo 17 rode off Cape Canaveral’s launchpad 29A and headed for the Moon carrying Command Module Pilot Ron Evans, Lunar Module Pilot Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, and Commander Gene […]
Originally posted on The Cosmogasmic Person:
“Exploration is in our nature. We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still.” – Carl Sagan The Search For Neighbours Since the dawn of space age, one of the most important endeavors of mankind has been the search for the signs extra-terrestrial lifeforms aka alien life or biomarkers. Almost all of our…
Hey, Sky Fans! Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend. The neighborhood I live in is looking more and more festive by the minute, and you can relax. I found my Santa hat! I always feel very fortunate to have what I have, and even when things seem exhausting and endless, as family […]
Hey, Sky Fans! Welcome back to the working week. It’s a gorgeous day here, chilly, but not cold, birds are getting ready for the holidays, a few scattered clouds, but nothing with nothing, as my grandfather used to say. Imagine that with the gruff accent of a guy who spent his whole life near Brooklyn, […]
Happy Thanksgiving! Maybe spend a little time watching the stars of Orion rise into the night!
Hey, everyone, I hope you’re having a great week so far. I wanted to share my new Word of the Month column, which the terrific folks down at BBC Sky at Night Magazine published toward the end of last week. This time around, it’s a word I’ve had in mind for a while… Month! I […]