Archive for the 'Astronomy In The News' Category

Super Blue Blood Moon – January 31st

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Triple lunar event on January 31st!

Moon at perigee – 14% larger and 30% brighter
Second full moon in January
Lunar Eclipse

Venus-Jupiter Conjunction

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

About 45 minutes before dawn on Monday (November 13th), look for a close pairing of Venus and Jupiter. Spica and the Moon are close too.

Weather looks better on Tuesday morning!

Venus-Jupiter conjunction Monday a.m.

NY Times Voyager Mission Control Article

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Interesting article on the veterans that staff the nearly 40-year-old Voyager mission.

NY Times 1919 Eclipse Article

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Interesting article on photographing the 1919 eclipse and proving gravitational light bending.

Projected Eclipse of 2017 from Syracuse

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Here is a screen shot from an astronomy app for how the eclipse will appear from Syracuse, pending clear skies of course!