Category Archives: Moon

Earth’s natural satellite.

This Date in Science: Earth and Moon as Worlds in Space | EarthSky

http://earthsky.org/space/this-date-in-science-sept-18-1977-voyager-1-earth-moon-photo 37 years ago today. Voyager to Earth: “Hello World!” or more likely “Goodbye World!” Voyager is still sending us postcards from the edge though.

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Article: Google Just Added Maps For Mars And The Moon, And The Level Of Detail Is Stunning

Google Just Added Maps For Mars And The Moon, And The Level Of Detail Is Stunning http://www.businessinsider.com/google-just-added-maps-for-mars-and-the-moon-and-the-level-of-detail-is-stunning-2014-8 I wonder how long before Mercury will be added to the list?  Or perhaps the moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Posted from WordPress … Continue reading

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Moon Passes Near Both Mars and Saturn this Week

Yesterday, I saw a post via Sky & Telescope’s Facebook feed that reminded me to get out my telescope. This week, starting tomorrow, you don’t need a telescope to see something amazing. Saturday after sunset, look to the south to … Continue reading

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ASOD: Phases of the Moon

Beautiful sketch work in this Astronomy Sketch of the Day posting from this past Sunday: Moon; full moon facing, two views of dark side. Sketch was made in my studio. 2009; published on album cover for jazz band Four, 2009 … Continue reading

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Tom J Martinez PhotoBlog: Blood Moon and Great Blue Heron

http://tomjmartinez.blogspot.com/2014/04/blood-moon-and-great-blue-heron_25.html?m=1 Fellow ASKC member and astrophotography Tom Martinez relates his recent adventures with the Blood Moon and Blue Heron. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Lunar North Polar Region | Astronomy Sketch of the Day

http://www.asod.info/?p=11942 Another awesome sketch courtesy of ASOD. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Total lunar eclipse for the Americas on night of April 14-15 | Tonight | EarthSky

http://earthsky.org/tonight/total-lunar-eclipse-for-the-americas-on-night-of-april-14-15#.U0QR0clOk0M Next week watch the full moon turn red and fade to black. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Lunar Terminator Near to the Western Limb | Astronomy Sketch of the Day

http://www.asod.info/?p=11860 Great sketch of moon craters on ASOD today. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Watch a staggeringly beautiful time-lapse video of Yosemite National Park

http://io9.com/5878091/this-time-lapse-video-of-yosemite-is-staggeringly-beautiful I’ve been to Yosemite twice. I loved it. It would be the only reason I would ever move to California. Yosemite HD from Project Yosemite on Vimeo. This stunning time lapse combines several of my favorite photography subjects into … Continue reading

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Dramatic photos of Venus disappearing behind the moon | Human World | EarthSky

http://earthsky.org/space/dramatic-photos-of-venus-disappearing-behind-the-moon#.Uw3M6MFME0M Some day I hope to be in the right place at the right time to see an occultation like this.  If only I’d been visiting India this week. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse … Continue reading

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