A third set of astronomy myths explained and debunked by yours truly. Continue reading Another 10 More Astronomy Myths
If a full moon brings out the crazies, then overcast skies bring out the ignoramuses! Continue reading Get OFF your phone and LOOK UP! – an Editorial
Not very many things… Continue reading What Objects Can You See During the Day?
So people know better! Continue reading Top 10 MORE Astronomy Myths
North America will again have a solar eclipse that traverses most of the continent – but it will be an Annular Eclipse, not a total! Still, it will be a great opening act for the total solar eclipse next year! Quadrantids Meteor Shower – January 3,4 This is a shower that can be rich, but because the peak only lasts a few hours, you need to be in the right place at the right time. However, this year, the Moon will be near full, making any travel to a dark location pointless as you’ll get the same sky from your … Continue reading 2023 Celestial Events Calendar
From “Oh…” to “WHOA!” Continue reading Ranking Objects Worst to Best Seen Through Telescopes
Whenever we promote a conjunction, it’s because the two objects in question will appear super close in the sky! Continue reading Conjunctions
If you don’t know what an opposition means in astronomy, here is a short explanation. When an object is in opposition in astronomy, it means it is directly opposite our Sun from Earth. A good example is the Full Moon, where the Moon is close to being directly in opposition, hence why it shows a fully lit face back to Earth. A planetary opposition is when our Sun, Earth and any given outer planet are directly in line with each other. This applies for every Superior Planet, a planet that has an orbit outside of Earth’s. Therefore, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, … Continue reading Oppositions