The Harvest moon is rising, Golden leaves begin to fall. The autumnal equinox now in motion. Our sun, the seasons' timekeeper for all. Photo Credit: Geo Somoza Griffith Observatory Photo Description: On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 at 6:54 pm we welcomed the Fall season during the Autumnal Equinox at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California with a Star Party and a lectures during Sunset. Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

An ominous Moon With only a slice showing... Anomalous sky. Image credit: Jason Blackeye on Unsplash Editor's Note: October 20 has been designated by NASA as International Observe-the-Moon Night (IOMN). See https://moon.nasa.gov/observe-the-moon/annual-event/overview/ This haiku is is intended to get us all thinking in advance about observing our beautiful sister-planet. Can you find an interesting new way to view the Moon? Write a poem about it and send it to us, before October 20. You can email your contribution to us at: [email protected] Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave...

Inconceivable richness of astounding mysterious matter occupies an extensive, still unexplored space. Is it filled with differentiated life or severe landscapes shaped by uniforces*? The answer we seek, may be to us as surprising as disappointing. Really? And what about the power of cosmos expressed by infinite numbers...? We are alone. That's inconceivable in that context though there's no proof. Yet or unfortunately. However the E-ELT will sharpen soon our sight considerably. Hearing will be improved by SKA and so poem's title'll left negation. *Shall be understood as: uni(versal) forces. Mirosław Wójcik | 9th of August 2018 | Nowy Sącz,...

The Nebula Crab got its picturesque name from portrayal resembling those creatures drawn by William Parsons of stargazer fame like crustacean with decapod features. This faint supernova remnant in Taurus is clearly shown thanks to the Hubble scope as though filament threads on background porous, a sight suggestive of many a trope. On the fourth of July in ten fifty-four ‘twas by Chinese astronomers spotted plus seen during day for around a month more, thus with epithet “guest star” allotted. That gaseous complex of tendrils and strands measures ten light-years for the time being, spreading perpetually as it expands, from...

I send you two pictures of the new Moon In the west, It was over New Kingston. and chances were best. For a picture like this in the midst of the clouds, And the dust to boot, She focused the camera From the second floor stair and got this beauty. Before it sank into the horizon. Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login