Children of Comet Halley, the Orionids… Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

Oh ancient one the great Eriu I have a question to ask of you when next is the moon belewe (1) with a magical eclipse too? The future and very rare date is the common era two zero one eight second and thirty-first of January a month which is intercalary One moon will suffer a loss of light it will go dark the other stays bright at the day's end one is adverse is it the second or the thirty-first? (2) (1) An ancient Celtic Irish word meaning BLUE (2) Dear Reader, do you know the answer? It is the...

The seven sisters' supernal sight was by sailors stellarly prized in legendary dove-likened flight, catasterism immortalized. As mythical frieze empyreal they appear in stargazers' view of the Pleiades ethereal fleeing in misty byways blue. They've lent the cosmos fabled luster ever since by the ancients found being the nearest open cluster astrally gravitation bound. The firmament they loftily graced brightly seen in nocturnal skies as by Orion the nymphs were chased in their sidereal disguise. Tennyson wrote that these stars of night while ‘rising through the mellow shade' glitter like a swarm of firefly light ‘entangled in a silver braid'....

Be merry, shine bright! May the joy of the season, fill you with magic and light. May your hopes be renewed. May you find kindness and love. Here's wishing you peace, as you behold the beauty, of the stars above. Andee Sherwood Photo description: "The Small Magellanic Cloud is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. It contains this group of baby stars that are still forming from collapsing gas clouds and have not yet ignited their hydrogen fuel." Photo credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Nota (STScI/ESA) Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to...

Stefan the Great was the strongest ruler of the Romanian state of Moldova (1457-1504), protecting it from the attacks of the Tatars, the Hungarian Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire and the Polish Kingdom. He became also the main protector of Eastern Christianity after the fall of Constantinople, building over 40 churches and saving the monasteries of Mount Athos (in Greece). Today he is celebrated as the national personality in the Republic of Moldova (the eastern part of Historical Moldova). Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here...