Some astronomy thoughts to distract you from quarantine life under the coronavirus plague, from Guy Ottewell.
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In Chinese thought, spring is associated with the direction east, the sunrise direction as Earth spins us toward the beginning of each new day.
You’ll love this video of a couple of penguins openly exploring Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, closed due to COVID-19.
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Whether you’re a beginning stargazer or a veteran of thousands of starry nights, binoculars can be your best friend.
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And 2020’s first Friday the 13th is coming up on March 13. It’ll be exactly 13 weeks after the previous Friday the 13th in December 2019. Zoinks!
The Ides of March are March 15. We in modern times probably wouldn’t know about them – or know we’re supposed to beware of them – if it weren’t for William Shakespeare.
The Toba super-volcano eruption 74,000 years ago was 5,000 times larger than that of Mount St. Helens. Somehow, ancient human populations in India survived it.
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