As the Moon revs up for the eclipse, let’s let it guide us around the sky for this last lap before the big day.
Hey, Sky Fans! Here’s a quick post today, a little self-promotion. I’m really excited about this. I’ve been asked to take some of the writing I’ve been doing and spin it off into a new “Word of the Month” online column for the wonderful Sky at Night Magazine. If you’ve read enough of what I […]
Apollo 11 started its trip home 48 years ago today, but that’s not all that happened on July 21.
Don’t get hurt watching the eclipse this summer. Here are some ideas to help you be safe.
Juno’s been great, but it’s not the first space probe through the Jupiter system.
Hey, Sky Fans! Here we are midweek again. I’ve had this, and a couple of related posts, on my calendar for a while now. With all the scratch-outs and changes I’ve made with other things coming up, I’ve been sort of itching to get this one off the list. Anyone else keep an editorial calendar […]
Hey, Sky Fans! I hope you had a great weekend. Here’s a quick astroprogramming note: The NASA/JPL Juno probe will be doing another science flyby of the planet Jupiter today, and this one promises to be a doozy. At about 9:55PM Eastern / 6:55PM Pacific (1:55 AM Tuesday UTC), Juno will come within about 2200 […]