Tag Archives: Astronomy

Milky Mouse

Image credit & copyright: Mark Gee. Looking almost like a bolt of lightning, the Milky Way seems to strike this lone African tree; showering the air with glowing embers in the form a few thousand stars on an otherwise blackened … Continue reading

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December’s Geminids are Getting Warmed Up

Image Credit & Copyright: Wally Pacholka of a 2011 Geminid. Basics: The night of Wednesday, December 13 and the morning of Thursday, December 14, 2017 the annual Geminids meteor shower will reach its peak.  As with all meteor showers there’s … Continue reading

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Orionids Meteor Shower Looks Good This Weekend

Image Credit & Copyright: Brad Goldpaint of the Perseid meteor shower (check below for Brad’s links). Basics: Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 the annual Orionids meteor shower will be at its peak.  As with all meteor showers … Continue reading

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Bull Headed

Image credit & copyright: Jerry Lodriguss. In Greek mythology the Hyades were the five daughters of the titan, Atlas and Aethra and are the half-sisters of the Pleiades who are in turn, the daughters of Pleione and Atlas. In our … Continue reading

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Path

Image credit & copyright: Tyler Sichelski. I hope everyone is having a great week and if you plan on viewing Monday’s solar eclipse I wish you clear skies! Let’s end the week with this great image by Tyler Sichelski of … Continue reading

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The Great American Eclipse is Here!

Illustration credit & copyright: Stephen Mudge. This is pretty much a repost of the May write up but I want to make sure the information is out there if you haven’t been inundated by it already.  Look all the way … Continue reading

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Milky Way Rising Over the Watchman

Image credit & copyright: Jeremy Johnson. I hope everyone’s having a great week. Let’s keep it rolling with this incredible image by Jeremy Johnson of the Milky Way rising over the Watchman and Virgin River in the beautiful Zion National … Continue reading

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