First post of the New Year!…. I guess it’s about time since we’re almost into the second month. Let’s get it started off right with a 2-part series featuring the very reasons for this site’s existence. Space Kids! That’s right, Space Daughter and Space Son. Ladies (and elders) first so this post will feature Space […]
Well, kids, as the title says it was “almost” a spectacular event. A lunar occultation of a planetary body (say that 5 times really fast to your teacher!). We’re located about 500 miles south of the viewing region. So we couldn’t actually see Mars pass behind the moon, it kind of went to the side […]
I recently threw together this nerdy little video documenting the last total lunar eclipse that we’ll be able to see until 2025. It’s basically a slideshow put to “music” with the addition of a shameless plug. You can also view it on our YouTube channel. Enjoy!
So, here it is. The last total lunar eclipse until 2025. I was very fortunate to have had near perfect viewing conditions relative to my part of the world….Daphne, AL. I sure made every effort to capitalize on the clear skies. I was able to stay awake until just before dawn, and I must say […]
Who doesn’t love a cool pic of the moon? I also enjoy the deep black abyss surrounding our only natural satellite in this uncropped image….
Amateurly processed image of Jupiter with two of its Galilean moons, Callisto and Io. Also, the famed ‘Great Red Spot’ is faintly visible in the upper right quadrant of the planet. (10-07-2022)