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Seth Jarvis

Lunar Eclipse Brings Blood Moon to Utah

Early to bed, early to rise… guarantees you’ll be sleepy but happy and have something awesome to talk about on October 8th: a Blood Moon. The next time you’re outdoor on a sunny day, take a look at your shadow. …

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Sept 6 – Enjoy the Milky Way!

This is the time of year for exploring the Milky Way and all it has to offer for binoculars and telescopes. The Summer Milky Way is brighter and wider in appearance than the Winter counterpart, mainly because we’re looking in toward the center…

Richard

The Venus Transit Pre-show: A Partial Lunar Eclipse

With all of the excitement surrounding the Venus transit on the afternoon/evening of Tuesday, June 5th, I fear another interesting event in the sky is being overshadowed (pun definitely intended): a partial lunar eclipse the day before. Certainly, the Venus…

Richard

Lunar Eclipse this weekend, but not for Utah

There is a total lunar eclipse coming up on Saturday, December 10th, 2011. This eclipse is best for viewers in Australia and east Asia. The eclipse will not be visible at all for viewers in west Africa and South America.

Robert Bigelow

December’s Lunar Eclipse and Mystery Meteor Shower

On the morning of December 10, the Moon will move through Earth’s shadow producing a total lunar eclipse. For observers in Utah, the Moon will set about the time of greatest eclipse. Sharp-eyed observers should detect the Moon entering into…

Robert Bigelow

December’s Blue Moon?

There are two full moons in December. By modern convention, the second full moon in a calendar month is called a blue moon. So, New Year’s Eve party goers can celebrate a blue moon followed by a New Year. However,…