Tag: sun

March 14, 2023

Chasing Orion

Count stars in Orion, then read about what chases him around the sky.

Dec. 20, 2022

Our Annual Holiday Greetings, in Verse

My annual homage to Clement Clark Moore.

Nov. 29, 2022

Sunsets and Solstices

Interesting things happen with sunsets and sunrises around the time of the solstices.

Sept. 20, 2022

Longer Nights, Darker Skies

The equinox means the nights are now longer than the days. Visit some dark skies to enjoy them!

June 21, 2022

Late Dusks and Early Dawns

It's slim pickings for those of us who own telescopes, but we still find fun things to look at.

June 14, 2022

The Short Nights of High Summer

If you want to view the stars, you'll need to stay up late!

June 7, 2022

Approaching the Longest Days

The longest days of the year are upon us!

March 15, 2022

Spring Has (almost) Sprung!

The nights are getting shorter, but signe of the season are in the stars.

Dec. 14, 2021

The brightest lights on the longest nights

Winter solstice brings the longest night. Fortunately there's a bright full Moon and the bright stars of winter.

Dec. 7, 2021

The Colorful Seasonal Lights in the Sky

The Geminid Meteor Shower and the bright stars of winter add festivity to the winter sky.

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