Category Archives: Moon

Earth’s natural satellite.

New Moon; Black Moon; Super Moon

Gorgeous photo of the new moon courtesy the U.S. Naval Observatory Learn more about today’s new moon in this Earthsky article: New supermoon – and Black Moon – on February 18, 2015

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Observing the Blood Moon Eclipse

I went to bed slightly early last night, but first I set my alarm for 4:45 a.m. Central. As I noted a couple of days ago, I wanted to get up early to observe a total lunar eclipse.  As usually … Continue reading

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Blood Moon Total Eclipse Early Wednesday Morning (for Central Time Zone)

Central Daylight Time (October 8, 2014): Partial umbral eclipse begins: 4:15 a.m. CDT on October 8 Total eclipse begins: 5:25 a.m. CDT Greatest eclipse: 5:55 a.m. CDT Total eclipse ends: 6:24 a.m. CDT Partial eclipse ends: 7:34 a.m. CDT There … Continue reading

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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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