Astronomy

Big Dipper

Posted by on May 27, 2020 at 3:29 pm

Watch this fun nighttime time lapse from last night. As soon as it gets dark, watch the “upside down” Big Dipper come into view directly overhead. Also, you’ll see some high cirrus clouds drift in from what was leftoiver from thunderstorms in Kentucky the day before.  Remember to SUBSCRIBE to my new YouTube page […]

Full Moon Tonight

Posted by on May 7, 2020 at 1:09 am

I was putting away the grill on our deck and spotted the beautiful full moon through the trees on our horizon. Enjoy! Click ON the photo for a bigger, better view.

Last Chance

Posted by on May 3, 2020 at 8:18 pm

If skies are clear anytime in the next few days, admirers of the winter constellation, Orion, will have an opportunity to gaze upon this stunning and easily recognized constellation one more time before it disappears too close to the sun. You will need a VERY clear western horizon as Orion is now very low in […]

Venus In The Pleiades

Posted by on April 4, 2020 at 5:47 pm

I was fortunate enough to capture some astro-images of Venus’ encounter with the “Seven Sisters” of the Pleiades Cluster on Friday evening.

A Venus Encounter

Posted by on April 2, 2020 at 6:24 pm

The very bright planet Venus will be passing through the Pleiades Cluster over the next few nights. This will be a RARE sight since it won’t happen for another 8 years. With skies having completely cleared out, everyone in Ohio will have the opportunity to see this!

Darker Mornings Again

Posted by on March 10, 2020 at 6:25 pm

Yes, Daylight Saving Time means our mornings are darker again. So how long will we have to wait to see the sunrise at the same time as when we saw it on Saturday, march 7th? Let’s take a look: Answer: 36 Days

Full Moon

Posted by on March 10, 2020 at 12:28 pm

Here are some amazing full moon photos thanks to Twitter contributors. Full Moon Tonight Tuxford@Saskatchewan #LandofLivingSkies #YourSask @TiffanyGlobal @StormHour @ctvreginalive #skstorm @CTVwdean @PQuinlanGlobal #cbcsklens #exploresask #ThePhotoHour #sharecangeo @weathernetwork #prairiesnorth #ShareYourWeather @CPraillGlobal pic.twitter.com/NQRN8KQtQ9 — Mark Duffy (@skchaser) March 10, 2020 The #SuperWormMoon this evening was quite impressive, despite cloud cover, which added some mood. Setup @ […]

Light Show

Posted by on March 2, 2020 at 10:51 pm

Imagine being the pilot of this Icelandair jet flying in the north end of the Hudson Bay of Canada while watching THIS! WOW… How do you like our in-flight entertainment? This image was taken from the flight deck of our Hekla Aurora aircraft, north of Hudson Bay. It’s not too late to visit Iceland for […]

Past Full

Posted by on February 10, 2020 at 1:58 pm

The moon may be a few days past full, but for a few days either side of the full moon date, the moon still appears to be plenty full and bright. Tonight’s Snow Moon (just past full moon at 99.2%) rising over the Smithsonian Castle in Washington, DC #snowmoon #snowmoon2020 #SmithsonianCastle #Smithsonian #MyDCCool @capitalweather @spann […]