Astrology

Shadow of Jupiter’s largest moon looms in magnificent new Juno photo
Apr28

Shadow of Jupiter’s largest moon looms in magnificent new Juno photo

NASA’s Juno spacecraft imaged Jupiter and Ganymede during the mission’s 40th close pass by the giant planet on Feb. 25, 2022. (Image credit: Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS Image processing by Thomas Thomopoulos © CC BY­­) Giant Jupiter and the shadow of its biggest moon, Ganymede, dominate the view in this latest image from the system based on a NASA spacecraft’s data. NASA’s Juno mission whizzed close...

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Full Wolf Moon, the first full moon of 2022, rises tonight
Jan23

Full Wolf Moon, the first full moon of 2022, rises tonight

The first full moon of 2022 rises tonight (Jan. 17) alongside the Martin Luther King holiday in the United States and you can expect a dazzling (if chilly) view of Earth’s neighbor, weather permitting. The January full moon, also known as the full Wolf Moon, reaches its peak tonight at 6:48 p.m. EST (1148 GMT). However, skywatchers will begin to see the moon rise about 24 minutes before sunset. For New York City observers, the...

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Year of the Tiger: What 2022 Has in Store for You
Jan23

Year of the Tiger: What 2022 Has in Store for You

I was interviewed for Reader’s Digest magazine. And yes, I did launch my business in a Tiger year. Join me for my Tiger talk on Jan 9 2022 at 2 pm PST. Year of the Tiger: What 2022 Has in Store for You Taylor MarkarianUpdated: Dec. 22, 2021 RD.COM Some Chinese zodiac signs will benefit greatly from taking risks in 2022’s year of the Water Tiger—others won’t. It was a Tiger year when Susan Levitt decided to make the...

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What existed before the Big Bang?
Jan08

What existed before the Big Bang?

  How our Universe was born from nothing or if there was something that existed before it remains a mystery, but that is not stopping some physicists from trying to figure it out. My understanding is that nothing comes from nothing. For something to exist, there must be material or a component available, and for them to be available, there must be something else available. Where did the material come from that created the Big...

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Don’t Miss: Hunter’s, Blood Moon and Orionid Meteor Shower
Oct25

Don’t Miss: Hunter’s, Blood Moon and Orionid Meteor Shower

    The Next Full Moon is the Hunter’s Moon; the Travel, Dying Grass, Sanguine, or Blood Moon; Shared Purnima; Pavarana; the full Moon of the Thadingyut Festival of Lights, the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival, and the Boun Suang Huea or the Boat Racing Festival; and the Lucy Moon. The next full Moon will be on Wednesday morning, October 20, 2021, appearing opposite the Sun (in Earth-based longitude) at 10:57 a.m. EDT. This...

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FULL MOON IN OCTOBER 2021
Oct25

FULL MOON IN OCTOBER 2021

  October’s full Moon appears on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Learn how the Hunter’s Moon got its name—plus, see Moon phase dates, Best Days by the Moon, folklore, and more! WHEN TO SEE THE FULL MOON IN OCTOBER 2021 The Hunter’s Moon will reach peak illumination at 10:57 A.M. Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 20. It will be below the horizon at this time, so we’ll have to wait until sunset to watch it take its place in the sky....

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How many stars are in the universe?
Oct05

How many stars are in the universe?

    Look up at the sky on a clear night, and you’ll see thousands of stars – about 6,000 or so. But that’s only a tiny fraction of all the stars out there. The rest are too far away for us to see them. The universe, galaxies, stars Yet astronomers like me have figured out how to estimate the total number of stars in the universe, which is everything that exists. Scattered throughout the universe are galaxies – clusters of...

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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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