Tag Archives: Gemini

Happy 60th Birthday NASA!

Images credit: NASA. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) began its life on March 3, 1915. Its logo; a circular seal depicting the Wright Brothers fist flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Eventually that evolved into the familiar yellow … Continue reading

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December 2016 Geminid Meteor Shower Forecast

Image credit & copyright: Jeff Berkes. Tuesday, December 13, until dawn on Wednesday, December 14, this year’s annual Geminids meteor shower will be at their peak.  As with all meteor showers there’s an estimated viewing window aka; “active dates” which in … Continue reading

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The June Dance of the Sunset Spheres

Image Credit & Copyright: I created the two illustration above in Stellarium and they depict the June 30 conjunction as well as the June 20 triangle configuration which I explain below.  The image below was captured by me earlier this … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFULLY DYING STAR ORANGE LIKE A FALL LEAF: WITH A MYSTERY

BEAUTIFULLY DYING STAR ORANGE LIKE A FALL LEAF: WITH A MYSTERY. Photo credit: Gemini North & South Observatory/AURA: CLICK for large size photo and look below for related link. Like the dying leaves of a New England Fall; so to … Continue reading

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