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It’s about 2 AM on Sunday morning, March 20. We got back yesterday evening from our trip to London and the planet walk on Fortune Green. Continue reading “Planet walk, and Palm Sunday equinox”
Peering to the right of the Sun – that is, being out on the morning side of our spinning planet – is still the way to see planetary activity.
There may be a planet at an enormous distance from the Sun: Continue reading “Planet Nine discovered, maybe or even probably”
John Goss has an excellent short survey of astronomical 2016 Continue reading “Moon-Venus-Saturn-Antares in the mornings to come”
In the night between November 30 and December 1, Mars and Jupiter will be at heliocentric conjunction. Is that interesting?
The morning sky is getting colder – but Mars out there has reached a cold extreme.
The planets stay near the ecliptic; the other line, with the motion-arrow on it, is the celestial equator. The shapes of a few prominent constellations – Corona Borealis, Boötes, and Corvus – are included to give an idea of where we are in the sky, though their fainter stars may not be discernible in the twilight. Continue reading “Six Months to Mars”
You may have seen, or contemplated, the three planets in today’s pre-dawn sky, with the Last Quarter Moon hanging above them. This is how they came to be so beautifully grouped for us.
A welcome to you if you’ve just learned about this blog. Here’s a welcome from the sky.
I’m sorry Continue reading “Tomorrow morning”