Star Magnitudes

What are Star Magnitudes?

February 28, 2017 James Miller 0

In astronomy, the magnitude of a star refers to its measure of brightness, and while absolute magnitude relates to the star’s intrinsic brightness, apparent magnitude, on the other hand, is a way of measuring how […]

Plato and Lunar Alpine Valley

The Night Sky This Month: March 2017

February 28, 2017 James Miller 0

This year, the Spring Equinox falls on Monday, March 20th, a date which officially marks the beginning of the astronomical spring in the Northern Hemisphere, although meteorologically speaking the season actually starts on March 1st. […]