Tag: stars

Feb. 22, 2022

The Never Ending Celestial Chase

Two star patterns that will never meet, and how they got that way.

Feb. 15, 2022

Tales of the Hunter and the Bear

The Big Dipper standing on its "handle", imaged 2019 February 16 from Mollusk, Virginiawith a Canon EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR.The Moon begins the week beaming down from her perch among the stars of Leo, the Lion.  She wanes from her full phase to Last Quarter, which occurs on the 23rd at 5:32 pm Eastern Standard Time.  As Luna’s phase wanes she dives

Feb. 8, 2022

The Moon and Stars for Valentine's Day

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

Jan. 25, 2022

Sweeping Through the Winter Milky Way

There's treasure in the far side of the Galaxy.

Jan. 18, 2022

Reflections on the Night's Brightest Star

A closer look at Sirius, the "Dog Star".

Jan. 11, 2022

A Journey With the Hunter

Growing up with the sky's most striking constellation.

Nov. 30, 2021

Squaring Off in the Autumnal Sky

Using Pegasus to navigate the stars of late fall.

Nov. 23, 2021

Signs of the Season in the Stars

What Thanksgiving symbols are in the stars?

Nov. 9, 2021

Into the Mouth of the Southern Fish

The autumn sky's brightest star has some interesting characteristics.

Nov. 2, 2021

It's Time For a Change...Of Our Clocks!

We "fall back" to Standard Time.

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