The Lowdown on September’s Harvest Moon

Friday night will feature a big orange Harvest Moon rising in the eastern sky at sunset. You don't want to…

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DSCOVR Captures EPIC Views of the March 2016 Eclipse

On March 8, 2016 (March 9 local time) the Moon briefly blocked the light from the Sun in what was…

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Why Aren’t There Eclipses Every Month?

If the Sun, Earth and Moon are lined up, shouldn't we get a lunar and solar eclipse every month? Clearly,…

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What Color Is the Moon? A Simple Science Project For Sunday Night’s Eclipse

There are many ways to enjoy tomorrow night's total lunar eclipse. First and foremost is to sit back and take…

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Weekly Space Hangout – Sept 18, 2015: Planet Hunter Prof. Sara Seager

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guests: Dr. Sara Seager, whose research focuses on computer models of exoplanet atmospheres, interiors, and…

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Eclipse By Fire! Smoky Haze Pervades Night Sky, Darkens Moon

Did you see the Moon last night? I walked outside at 10:30 p.m. and was stunned to see a dark,…

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August Full Moon Anticipates September’s Total Lunar Eclipse

Who doesn't love a Full Moon? Occurring about once a month, they never wear out their welcome. Each one becomes a special event…

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Weekly Space Hangout – April 3, 2015: Lunar Eclipses & Asteroid Chunks!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg ( / @MorganRehnberg ) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / (more…)

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Don’t Blink! April 4th Lunar Eclipse Shortest of the Century

Get ready for one awesome total lunar eclipse early Saturday morning April 4th. For the third time in less than…

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Weekly Space Hangout – March 27, 2015: Dark Matter Galaxy “X” with Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti, Lead Investigator for team that may have discovered Dark Matter Galaxy…

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