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The Night Sky This Month: November 2022

November 1, 2022 James Miller 0

A total Lunar Eclipse or “Blood Moon” will occur on November 8th. The eclipse will be visible in most of the Pacific Ocean region, eastern Russia, Japan, Australia, and throughout most of western and central […]

General Astronomy

Are Wormholes Fact or Fiction?

October 4, 2022 James Miller 0

Wormholes are a sci-fi trope that everybody has heard of, a swirly (often blue-colored) tube that lets the protagonist jump between large distances or to other worlds. Of course, wormholes of this type are pure […]

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The Night Sky This Month: October 2022

October 1, 2022 James Miller 0

Planetary viewing remains poor in the Northern Hemisphere, particularly for observers located at or above latitude 450N. Moreover, most of the planets will remain within about 20 or so degrees above the horizon for observers […]

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Night Sky

The Night Sky This Month: August 2022

July 31, 2022 James Miller 0

In August, planetary viewing remains poor for observers situated north of latitude 500N. Observers between latitude 250N and latitude 500N, on the other hand, might be able to spot some of the inner planets at […]

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Night Sky

The Night Sky This Month: July 2022

July 1, 2022 James Miller 0

Sky watchers can look forward to observing a Super Moon in July, as well as the annual Delta Aquarids meteor shower, noted for their persistent ionized gas trails. This month, planetary viewing remains difficult for […]

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Black Holes

Astronomy and the Study of Black Holes

June 19, 2022 James Miller 0

Black holes have been an object of fascination ever since Einstein predicted them in 1916 using his then newly developed theory of general relativity. We have come a long way since then. Kip Thorne calculated […]

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