Tag Archives: Planets in astrology

Is time travel possible?

By Mario Carr Last month, time traveller Dr. Who turned 50. But is the TV show all fantasy? Apparently, travelling into the future is possible. Motion and gravity can affect time according to physicist Albert Einstein. Time on orbiting GPS … Continue reading

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Stargazing along the Bruce Peninsula

By Mario Carr Summer camping is a great way to enjoy the night sky. From just about any campground you’re almost guaranteed to see a better night sky. The darker the sky and the further you go from city lights, … Continue reading

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Our diminishing night sky

By Mario Carr Light pollution is destroying the night sky. Believe it or not back in the 1930s’ you could actually see the band of the Milky Way from downtown Toronto. Now you can barely see anything. Astronomy writer Terence … Continue reading

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A clash of two galaxies

By Mario Carr Think you’re still when you’re sitting down. Think again. You’re actually moving thousands of kilometres per minute. That’s because the Earth and everything in our Milky Way galaxy is on a collision course with the Andromeda galaxy. … Continue reading

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A tale of two comets

By Mario Carr Astronomically speaking, 2013 may not be as exciting as last year, except, we might see two bright comets. One could be bright enough to be even seen during the day. It’s been a long time since we’ve … Continue reading

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Journey to the universe in October

By Mario Carr Do you know the difference between the Super Bowl and a Super Nova? If you’re not sure, then you should come out to the October 12 meeting of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers for a special introductory astronomy … Continue reading

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April brings spring constellations

By Mario Carr Constellations are divided into two groups. The Big and Small Dipper for example are always in the night sky and called circumpolar constellations. There are also seasonal constellations due to the Earth’s motion. A spring constellations such … Continue reading

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