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The name Blue Moon used to indicate something rare. Not anymore! Popular culture has defined several kinds of Blue Moons. The next one will be March 31.
How to find to find the constellation Taurus in your night sky. Plus the names of some of its bright stars and star clusters and its mythology.
The debate surrounding the Humanity Star. Is it possible to see? Can you see it from your location? How to try to see it, if it’s visible, here.
Two lovely and hopeful signs in the sky … the returning young moon and Venus. Photos here from the EarthSky community.
January and March 2018 have 2 full moons. February has none. Astronomer David Chapman explains moon cycles and calendars, with a word about moon names in the indigenous Mi’kmaw nation of Canada’s northern woodlands.
Groundhog Day is tied to the movement of Earth around the sun. It’s the year’s 1st cross-quarter day.
Go ahead. Treat yourself to something beautiful, and hopeful: a glimpse of 2 stars that represented a Pawnee version of Groundhog Day.
Everything you need to know about the Orion Nebula. How to find it in your sky tonight. Plus … the science of this star factory in space.
Finding star distances isn’t easy. Here’s how it’s done, and why astronomers modified the distance estimate to the famous star Betelgeuse.
2018 will be an excellent year to view Mars. The planet will be closer to Earth – and brighter in our sky – than since 2003. But as big as the moon? Heck no.
Moon in front of Taurus March 21 to 23
Mars passes the Lagoon and Trifid