250,759 subscribers and counting ...
By at least 1 definition, the year 2017 has 4 supermoons. Three are new moons and not visible in our sky. The only full moon supermoon of 2017 will come in December.
Happy birthday January babies! Your birthstone is the garnet.
Lucky New Year’s foods in the U.S. South and around the world. Happy 2017!
Before the dinosaurs, giant insects ruled the world more than 300 million years ago.
Year’s shortest day comes at winter solstice. But, for Northern Hemisphere, earliest sunsets happen around early December. Southern Hemisphere? Your earliest sunrises are around now.
One journey of our sun and planets around the center of our Milky Way galaxy is sometimes called a cosmic year. That’s approximately 225-250 million Earth-years.
A large ring or circle of light around the sun or moon is called a 22-degree halo by scientists.
The Brocken Spectre is your own shadow, cast on mists below you, when you are mountain climbing. The shadow may appear enormous and has a ring around it.
You can see it any clear evening …
Earth’s north star – Polaris – is located nearly directly above Earth’s north pole. There’s a star above Mars’ north pole, too, but it’s very faint.
First supermoon of 2017 on April 26
Black dog, rising moon, San Juan Islands