I’ve won a battle with the asteroids, and so am able to start adding them to “Astronomical Calendar 2017” Continue reading “Asteroids of 2017”
Clear above the horizon is Venus, becoming brighter and larger as it swings in toward us.
There is a grouping – two bright objects plus a geometrical abstraction – to be seen in the night between Sunday and Monday, November 20/21: the Moon, the star Regulus, and the Earth’s direction of travel.
Here is a diagram I made for Continue reading “Leonids and the lingering Moon”
Yes, Jack, I do ride a boiled icicle. Continue reading “Spoonfuls of rumor”
This Monday November 14, the Moon
Over the past thirteen days I’ve programmed for myself a way to use Continue reading “Comets of the near future”
November 11 is Martinmas, one of the cross-quarter days, roughly half way Continue reading “Martinmas, Day of the Conscientious Veteran”
America, having elected its first black president, could have gone on to Continue reading “Wrong way, World”
Today is Guy Fawkes Day in England, and Clock Change Eve in America. Continue reading “Guy and the clock”