September 2nd, 2014
Waxing Gibbous Moon
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Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars is June 11 this month

This month’s installment of Gateway to the Stars will take place in the Hansen Dome Theatre on Saturday, June 11 at 6:45 p.m. instead of the normal first Saturday of the month. That’s because our annual Racing to the Stars…

Richard

Smallest Moon of the Year

Remember a couple weeks ago, March 19th, 2011, and all the hype about a big Full Moon? If you paid attention to the science, you learned (or already knew) that the Moon orbits Earth in a slightly elliptical orbit. This…

Richard

Two Planets, the Moon and a Bright Star

I’m an early riser these days. Didn’t used to be. There was a time when I would routinely stay up until 1 or 2 in the morning. Now, I tend to be done around 11 pm, and I wake up…