February 11th, 2016
Waxing Crescent Moon
Robert Bigelow

April’s Total Lunar Eclipse

The first eclipse of 2014 is well placed for observers in Utah and throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Seth Jarvis

Cosmic Quiz – Why is the moon sometimes visible during the day?

This week 6-year-old Kambreigh Schooley asked us why she can sometimes see the moon during the daytime…What a great question! To answer this question you need to first remember that one half of the moon is always illuminated by the…


The Moon, the Calendar, the Internet

Saturday, May 30th, 2009 marks the 1st Quarter Moon. Not a big deal, unless you notice that this is the 2nd 1st Quarter Moon in May (the first being back on May 1st). Nobody really pays attention to a 2nd…