Tag Archives: Uranus

Comet Lovejoy getting dimmer

  By Mario Carr There’s still time to glimpse Comet Lovejoy as it makes an 8,000 year orbit around the Sun. Even though the Comet is getting dimmer, there’s a good chance you could see it from a dark location. … Continue reading

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Autumn’s astronomical adventures

By Mario Carr As we move into autumn, you can see the changes in the night sky. Summer’s signature constellation like the teapot in Sagittarius is tipping over pouring out the last bits of summer, as it sets in the … Continue reading

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Those dog nights of winter

Recently, there have been reports of a hallo or ring around the moon. No, it’s not a hole in the ozone layer or divine intervention. It happens as moon light refracts when it passes through ice crystals and clouds in … Continue reading

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Maya cosmology and 2012

The night sky has inspired cultures throughout history to come up with many versions of creation. The Mayas went one step further and predicted the end of the world this December. They believed in cycles of creation and destruction. According … Continue reading

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