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Pink Moon: Don’t Miss This April’s Special Full Moon!

By | 2017-04-06T12:05:02+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Pink Moon is rising this month, signifying the beginning of springtime! Don’t miss this beautiful display! In the night sky, there are many wonders to behold. Stars sprinkle across the raven sky, deep within the universe and appearing so close as to be caught by our grasping hands. As does the moon, a sentinel [...]

Total Eclipse of the Sun on August 21, 2017: America Will See the Sky Darken for the First Time Since 1979

By | 2017-03-01T22:18:27+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

The total eclipse of the sun will be visible in the U.S. on August 21, 2017. This will be the first time in almost four decades. I hope Americans are ready for a heavenly show! From Oregon all the way to South Carolina (spanning Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, and parts of Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, [...]

Full Astronomy Calendar of Must-See Celestial Events of 2016

By | 2017-08-25T23:23:16+00:00 January 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

During the year 2015, we’ve witnessed some pretty cool happenings in the cosmos. It was a great year for stargazing-eclipses, full blood moons and meteor showers have delighted our eyes. This year, there’s more to come. Maybe you’re not a starman, but you can enjoy the fantastical celestial events of 2016, in the stars above. [...]

This Christmas We Will Have a Full Moon First Time in 38 Years

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:20+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , |

I love standing mesmerized beneath a full moon, don’t you? Well, even if you don’t share that passion with me, you can still take a look - make sure you catch a glimpse of the first full moon on Christmas in 38 years. That’s right! Christmas hasn’t seen a full moon in quite some time. [...]

Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse: a Rare Skywatching Event Coming This September

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:57+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , |

Viewers are in for a treat on September 27, 2015. The heavens will put on a show you don’t want to miss and a show that hasn’t been seen since 1982, almost three decades ago. In late September, most of the world, including the Americas, Africa and Europe, will get the chance to see our [...]

Must-See Skywatching Event of 2015: Total Solar Eclipse on March 20

By | 2017-01-13T21:50:58+00:00 March 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

On March 20, 2015, a small portion of the earth will experience a total eclipse of the sun. This solar eclipse will be the first total eclipse since November 3, 2013. Even though the audience will be small, the solar eclipse will be one to remember and hopefully produce some spectacular images to share with [...]

Top 7 Must-See Skywatching Events of 2015

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:14+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

Busy jotting down those dates in your planner? This year brings about some of the most spectacular sights in the heavens, including comets and eclipses that are bound to inspire awe. Watch as planets aline for some of the most astronomically pleasing times of the year. Check out these dates and be sure to circle [...]

Most Interesting Celestial Events of 2014

By | 2017-01-13T21:52:56+00:00 January 5th, 2014|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , |

What astronomical phenomena will be observable to people in different parts of the Earth this year? 2014 will be saturated with celestial events in respect of comets and asteroids, but less intense and interesting in respect of eclipses. First on the list is a lunar eclipse which will occur on April 15 and will [...]