Tag Archives: moon

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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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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