Tag: Mars

Dec. 6, 2022

Mars Makes a Statement

Mars reaches opposition and hides behind the Moon.

Sept. 27, 2022

Don't Overlook the Moon!

October 1 is International Observe the Moon Night. You know what to do.

Feb. 8, 2022

The Moon and Stars for Valentine's Day

Share your views of the Moon and winter's stars with someone.

July 20, 2021

Hazy Nights with the Thunder Moon

Scattered moonlight and smoke from distant wildfires subdue the views of the summer sky.

June 15, 2021

Marking the Summer Solstice (We've been at it for a long time!)

The summer solstice was perhaps the most important day in the calendars of ancient cultures, judging by what they left behind.

June 1, 2021

Seeing the Strongman's Stars

The constellation Hercules is a good measure of the darkness of the sky, and it has some really cool things to see.

May 18, 2021

A Lunar Eclipse...For Some of Us!

About half the nation gets a total lunar eclipse at dawn.

May 11, 2021

Something For Everyone on Astronomy Day

Astronomy Day is May 15. There are lots of things to see that evening.

April 27, 2021

Marking May Day

We explain the year's second "cross-quarter" day and peer into spring's brightest star.

April 20, 2021

Chasing Myths Around the Sky

What do Orion and Scorpius have in common?

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