Tag Archives: Moon

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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Annular “Ring of Fire” Solar Eclipse Today

Image credit & copyright: Jia-Hao. Today, Sunday, February 26, 2017 the new moon will cross directly in front of the sun and create the first of two solar eclipses (syzygy’s) of 2017.  If you plan to witness one of the … Continue reading

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Super Duper Supermoon?

Image credit & copyright: Daniel LaShomb. It’s been a fun year for supermoons, black and blue moons but the full moon on Monday, November 14, 2016 will be somewhat special as it will be the biggest supermoon since January 26, … Continue reading

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Solstice Full Moon

Image credit & copyright: Me. Feel free to use and abuse with credit. Summer begins today, Monday June 20, 2016 at 18:34 EDT (22:34 UTC) for the Northern Hemisphere and happy first day of winter to all of my upside … Continue reading

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Last Seasonal Blue Moon Until 2019 Saturday

Image credit & copyright: Me. When the Full Moon rises tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, 2016 we will see the last seasonal blue moon until May of 2019. There are a few different definitions of Blue Moon and I’ve detailed them … Continue reading

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Spring Moon and Jupiter

Image Credit & Copyright: Me. Here’s just a quick capture of tonight’s Moon and Jupiter pairing (Monday, March 21, 2016). There was nothing truly remarkable about this get together aside from the fact that it, (as all close approaches of … Continue reading

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2016 Total Solar Eclipse From Space

Image Credit & Copyright: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) & Himiwari-8. http://www.jma-net.go.jp/msc/en/ Here are two remarkable images of the March 9 and only total solar eclipse of 2016 as seen from space and from two different satellites. The top image was … Continue reading

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