The saros, the famous rhythm of similar eclipses a little over 18 years apart, is a fascinating subject with almost endless ramifications, explored Continue reading “Tri-Saros”
will be on April 29. Here is how the evening sky will look Continue reading “Spring Astronomy Day”
The Lyrid meteors come around again.
Two of the comets that return to us this year come to their Continue reading “Comets, and beams to them”
This is what the opposition of Jupiter means.
The Moon will pass south of Regulus in the night of April 6/7,
This is the best showing Mercury can make for you this evening: Continue reading “Mercury on April the First”
The spring or vernal equinox is coming, on Monday March 20, Continue reading “Spring coming, Venus going”
A gathering in the evening sky. Continue reading “Moon-Venus-Encke-Mars-Uranus congress”
Climbing northward out of the constellation Cancer is Continue reading “A second close-passing comet”