Tag Archives: lunar observing

Look West After Sunset Tomorrow Evening

I probably won’t get to see this.  Snow is forecast for this afternoon in the KC metro area and continuing cloud cover for the next couple of days.  I’ll keep my fingers crossed and my eyes on the western horizon … Continue reading

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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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Langrenus and Vendelinus Sunset Approaches | Astronomy Sketch of the Day

http://www.asod.info/?p=11233 Love this drawing of lunar craters featured at ASOD. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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