Astrology

When to See the ‘Strawberry Moon,’ the Last Supermoon of 2021
Jun24

When to See the ‘Strawberry Moon,’ the Last Supermoon of 2021

The last supermoon of 2021—the Strawberry Moon—is poised to light up skies later this week.   Photo: Kresimir Rajakovic (Shutterstock) If you’re an avid stargazer, June alone has been a crowded month in an otherwise busy year of celestial events. A solar eclipse, a planetary conjunction, and an asteroid careening within a reasonably close distance of the planet have added a nice bit of cosmic intrigue as the days get warmer and...

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MERCURY is slipping RETROGRADE!
Jan28

MERCURY is slipping RETROGRADE!

MERCURY is slipping RETROGRADE!    The planet Mercury– which rules the mind, communication, business, & transportation– will go on another vacation and this one from 8:52 am, Jan 30th to 5:52 pm Feb 20th, 2021 It is time to move into plod mode and stay that way.  It takes perseverance but you can do it! We can do it!!  We can get through this! As author Al Manning DD, C.P.A. would say, “This too shall pass.” Actually, Mercury...

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2021’s First ‘Wolf Moon’
Jan28

2021’s First ‘Wolf Moon’

2021’s First ‘Wolf Moon’ Is Coming — Here’s How and Where to Watch The full moon reaches its peak on Thursday, Jan. 28 The first full Moon of 2021 is just days away! On Thursday, Jan. 28, the “Wolf Moon” will reach its peak, taking over the night sky as the highest full Moon of the year, according to Forbes. Per The Old Famer’s Almanac, the January full Moon was named the “Wolf Moon” because...

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You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend
Jan09

You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend

You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend On Jan. 10, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury will all be visible in the night sky in a triangular formation. This alignment is called a “triple conjunction,” according to Good News Network, and it will be visible for most of us will just a good set of binoculars. A “conjunction” of planets is when two or planets align in the night sky from Earth’s perspective, and because all...

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December 21st Rare Christmas Star
Dec16

December 21st Rare Christmas Star

3 Reasons the ‘Christmas Star’ of 2020 Is Bringing So Much Hope Hope Bolinger Contributing Writer As Christians, we may have heard a great deal about the star of David that appeared during the birth of Jesus. But did you know that a certain astronomical phenomenon involving stars will occur in late December of 2020? That’s right. The planets Saturn and Jupiter will align on December 21 and will form a “Christmas star”...

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Hubble Identifies Strange Exoplanet That Behaves Like the Long-Sought “Planet Nine”
Dec12

Hubble Identifies Strange Exoplanet That Behaves Like the Long-Sought “Planet Nine”

heic2021 — Science Release Hubble Identifies Strange Exoplanet That Behaves Like the Long-Sought “Planet Nine” 10 December 2020   The exoplanet HD106906 b was discovered in 2013 with the Magellan Telescopes at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile’s Atacama Desert. However, astronomers did not then know anything about the planet’s orbit. This required something only the Hubble Space Telescope could do: collect very accurate...

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Annual Geminid meteor shower
Dec12

Annual Geminid meteor shower

Skygazers delight! Annual Geminid meteor shower set for this weekend will see more than 100 multi-colored shooting stars per hour streaking through the sky at 78,000mph The cosmic show will occur between December 4 and December 17, with the best nights for viewing on the evening of December 13 and into morning on the following day. Pictured is the event over Arizona in 2017 The annual Geminid meteor shower is set to peak December 13...

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Winter Solstice is near…!!
Dec08

Winter Solstice is near…!!

Winter Solstice, also known as ‘midwinter” draws nigh…  a time when the sun renews its cycle and “returns.”  In North America, this year, it happens on December 21st at 3:02 am MST in the morning on December 21st, as the sun enters the sign of Capricorn.  Winter Solstice is the day with the shortest period of daylight and with the longest night of the year,  After this important day the days start getting...

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JUPITER & SATURN will form the first double planet in 800 years…
Dec06

JUPITER & SATURN will form the first double planet in 800 years…

JUPITER & SATURN will form the first visible “double planet” in 800 years…  Before 2020 comes to a close, Jupiter and Saturn will be so close that they will appear to form a “double planet.” The great conjunction, as the planetary alignment has come to be known, hasn’t occurred in nearly 800 years. When their orbits align every 20 years, Jupiter and Saturn get extremely close to one another....

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Full Beaver Moon Eclipse
Nov29

Full Beaver Moon Eclipse

Full Beaver Moon Eclipse As November Ends: See It In New City   A penumbral lunar eclipse takes place when the moon moves through the faint, outer part of Earth’s shadow. It occurs when the sun, Earth and moon are aligned in an almost straight line. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)   The penumbral lunar eclipse is a prelude to can’t-miss December sky shows in New City, including the colorful, prolific Geminids....

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‘Fireball’ meteorite
Nov02

‘Fireball’ meteorite

‘Fireball’ meteorite that crashed in Michigan holds extraterrestrial organic compounds Meteorite hunter Robert Ward with the meteorite on Strawberry Lake near Hamburg, Michigan By Mindy Weisberger – Senior Writer 5 days ago The space rock landed on a frozen lake on Jan. 16, 2018. A meteorite that landed on a frozen lake in 2018 contains thousands of organic compounds that formed billions of years ago and could hold...

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Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Has Begun Racing Towards Siberia
Oct31

Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Has Begun Racing Towards Siberia

Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Has Begun Racing Towards Siberia (Credit: Livermore et al. 2020 arXiv) The magnetic North Pole has left Canada, passed the geographic pole and is now heading towards Siberia. The Physics arXiv BlogBy The Physics arXiv BlogOctober 28, 2020 10:15 AM In 1831, the British explorer James Clark Ross determined the position of the magnetic North Pole to within a few miles for the first time. He found it on...

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Full Moon, Blue Moon on Halloween
Oct29

Full Moon, Blue Moon on Halloween

We have a second full moon in October 2020… on Halloween.  A second full moon in the same month is called a blue moon.  It doesn’t happen often… thus the phrase, “Once in a blue moon!” This Halloween Blue moon is also known as The Hunter’s moon, signifying a time of Harvest.  It will occur at 8:49 am on Saturday in the sign of Taurus.  Enjoy, have fun, be safe, and make a wish!!!

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MERCURY has gone RETRO
Oct15

MERCURY has gone RETRO

MERCURY has gone RETRO– Uh oh… as of October 13th! The planet Mercury– which rules the mind, communication, business, & transportation– has gone on another vacation and this one started 7:05 pm MST, October 13th, and we have this energy to contend with to November 3rd. It is time to slip into plod mode and stay that way. It takes perseverance but you can do it! We can do it!! We can get through this again! Actually Mercury...

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2020 features first global Halloween Blue Moon since WWII
Oct06

2020 features first global Halloween Blue Moon since WWII

In this strangest of years, it only makes sense that Halloween features the first full moon across time zones since 1944. The events of 2020 have been strange enough that some might quip they would only happen once in a blue moon. But this year will even have one of those: At the end of October, an actual, rare blue moon will occur – on Halloween. This year, October has two full moons. On the 1st or 2nd of October (depending on which...

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Starwatch: equinox, when the sun sits on the equator
Sep25

Starwatch: equinox, when the sun sits on the equator

Summer officially ends in the northern hemisphere tomorrow, and we enter the autumn. This is the time of year when the length of day and night are exactly equal. Known as the September equinox, it always takes place sometime around the 21st of the month. This year, it takes place on 22 September at 1431 BST. At this moment the sun will be located directly on the celestial equator, the projection of Earth’s equator into the sky. This...

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When to see the ‘Full Pink Moon,’ the Biggest and Brightest Supermoon of the Year
Apr05

When to see the ‘Full Pink Moon,’ the Biggest and Brightest Supermoon of the Year

  We’re all feeling a bit stir-crazy and isolated, and there’s perhaps no better time to step outside and take in the night sky. The biggest and brightest moon of 2020, the so-called Full Pink Moon, will make an appearance over three nights in early April. The supermoon officially arrives on Tuesday. But nearly full moons on Monday and Wednesday evenings will make for equally great viewing. “It’s one of...

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MAVERICK ASTROLOGY — MERCURY has gone RETRO
Feb18

MAVERICK ASTROLOGY — MERCURY has gone RETRO

Photo Credit: astrologyking.com MAVERICK ASTROLOGY by SWAMI SAMI SALAMI … from Cloud #9 MERCURY has gone RETRO– The planet Mercury– which rules the mind, communication, business, & transportation– has gone on another vacation and this one started 5:54 pm Mt Time today Sunday February 16th 2020. Well at least we got through Valentine’s Day! So it be time to slip into plod mode and stay that way through the Virgo Full Moon...

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Mercury Transit: Mercury will pass between the Earth and Sun this Monday
Nov11

Mercury Transit: Mercury will pass between the Earth and Sun this Monday

This won’t happen again until 2032 On Monday Nov. 11, 2019, a rare event called Mercury transits- is going to happen that won’t be seen again until 2032. The Mercury transits are rare events because it only happens about 13 times a century. The event occurs when the nearest planet to the sun comes in between Earth and the Sun. During a transit, Mercury appears as a tiny black dot moving across the disk of the sun. Mitzi Adams, a...

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The Weird Reason Tonight’s Full Moon Is ‘Blue’
May19

The Weird Reason Tonight’s Full Moon Is ‘Blue’

Usually, a Blue Moon marks the second time a full moon rises within the same month. But the full moon arriving on Saturday (May 18) is May’s first full moon, so why are people calling it a Blue Moon? The answer has to do with an obscure rule, according to Space.com, a sister site of Live Science. In this case, the May 18 moon — also known as the Full Flower Moon — is called a Blue Moon because it’s No. 3 of four full moons...

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