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 […]
Hey, Sky Fans! Well, we made it. Friday again. I hope you’ve had a great week, and have an exciting weekend ahead. Tomorrow, Saturday, November 11, is Veterans Day here in the US. Thank you to all the service women and men who have served so well and so bravely for so long. It’s getting […]
Happy 83rd birthday to Carl Sagan, and 50th birthday to Apollo 4!
Hi, everyone, It’s a sad day. Today we’ve been met with news that retired astronaut Richard F. “Dick” Gordon, Jr. has died. He was 88. Capt. Gordon flew for NASA on Gemini 11 in 1966. Then, on November 14, 1969, just a week short of 48 years ago, he launched through the clouds and flew […]
Hey, Sky Fans! Yesterday, I mentioned there were a couple of interesting things happening in the skies this weekend, and I was going to split things out into a couple of posts. Truth is, November’s going to be a really exciting month for us. Let’s take it easy. Stay tuned. If you’ve had the time […]
There’s a full Moon tonight. Did someone really vote it down?
Catch the Moon near Saturn tonight. Plus, it’s mid-October, but some of summer’s most summery stars are still kicking around!