And now for some real meteors (as opposed to Continue reading “Leonids from midnight to dawn”
I nominate Talôs as god of the meteors.
This piece will start off about astronomy but segue into fair taxation. You may have noticed Continue reading “Algorithms and Sloped Tax”
It’s deep autumn, and maybe we feel like a holiday to Continue reading “The Loss of the Flies”
Here is the evening sky scene for Thursday evening, October 19.
Serpens the snake – the only constellation in two separated parts, head on the right or west, tail on the east – wriggles Continue reading “Snakes in the sky and in cages”
The Moon went less than a degree south of Neptune on October 3, occulting it for Antarctica and New Zealand; and tomorrow, a day past Full, will go more widely (4 degrees) south of Uranus, which will be at opposition on October 19.
The Kurds are a nation that has never been allowed to come into existence.
The equinox will strike, like a bell, on Friday September 22. It heralds Continue reading “The Sun on the equator”
Jupiter is now low in the evening sky,