Astrology

What the Green Comet Tells Us About the Past—and the Future
Feb01

What the Green Comet Tells Us About the Past—and the Future

A comet can have material that is largely unchanged from its makeup four billion years ago, which might be one step in understanding how habitable worlds form elsewhere.Photograph by Thomas Lindemann / AP   Comets are inspiring marvels in the night sky. They may also hold the secrets of habitable planets. The last time that the green comet was visible, there were rhinoceros-size wombats living in Australia, along with some...

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Lunar New Year 2023: The Year of the Rabbit
Jan19

Lunar New Year 2023: The Year of the Rabbit

What Is the Lunar New Year? Lunar New Year (also known as Chinese New Year) happens this year on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Why does the Lunar New Year start at a different time each year? How is this important holiday celebrated? What does the Year of the Rabbit symbolize? Learn all about this holiday! When Is Lunar New Year? Lunar New Year begins on the date (in East Asia) of the second new Moon after the winter solstice, which...

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We made it through another year!  Huzzah!! Mercury is Retro on the Full Moon as we start the New Year!
Jan06

We made it through another year! Huzzah!! Mercury is Retro on the Full Moon as we start the New Year!

                                   Winter is here!   Mercury turned Retrograde Dec 29th, 2022                                        FULL MOON in Cancer, Jan 06, 2023   I am happy to say that despite whatever challenges, the ESP LAB and I made it through the past year! Huzzah! Huzzah.  It was a year of the tiger which some say is a vicious year.  2023 is the year of the Water Rabbit, which starts on the Chinese New Moon of...

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Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2023
Jan06

Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2023

winter mercury retro full moon Jan23 What Is Mercury Retrograde and What Does It Mean for You? Mercury enters retrograde motion starting on December 28, 2022, and lasting into the new year! According to the age-old practice of astrology, we are all influenced by the effect of Mercury in retrograde. What exactly does it mean for each of us, though? Read on to find out. What Is “Mercury Retrograde”? Three times a year, the planet...

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The 1st ever Election Day Blood Moon lunar eclipse is coming on Nov. 8
Nov03

The 1st ever Election Day Blood Moon lunar eclipse is coming on Nov. 8

This will be the second and final lunar eclipse of 2022. Early on Election Day morning, early risers will have an opportunity to observe the November Beaver Moon undergo a total eclipse. This will be the second lunar eclipse this year; the last one took place on May 16, 2022(opens in new tab). You may want to try and catch this one next week as there won’t be another total lunar eclipse until March 14, 2025. The lunar...

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Stunning NASA James Webb Telescope Image Reveals Neptune’s Delicate Rings
Oct05

Stunning NASA James Webb Telescope Image Reveals Neptune’s Delicate Rings

  The trailblazing machine delivers once again, offering us the best view of Neptune since 1989. When we imagine a world embraced by cosmic haloes, we typically envision Saturn. One might even argue Saturn based its entire personality on those dazzling rings — and rightfully so. They’re solid. Visible. Luxurious even. But if you didn’t already know, it is my honor to tell you Neptune has rings too. They’re...

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“Mercury Retro on the FULL MOON as we approach Fall Equinox!”
Sep12

“Mercury Retro on the FULL MOON as we approach Fall Equinox!”

Fall is near!   Sun enters Libra Sept 22, 2022!                                                                  FULL MOON in Pisces, September 10, 2022    The planet Mercury– which rules the mind, communication, business, & transportation– has gone on another vacation and this one lasts from September 9th to October 2nd, 2022.  Mercury is Retrograde approximately 20% of the time.  I have moved into plod mode for this term, and...

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Fall Equinox Newsletter
Sep12

Fall Equinox Newsletter

Celebrate the Cycle of Life,   The Fall Equinox is the second of the three major harvest festivals. The Celtic name for it is Mabon: the season of storing food and preserving nature’s bounty for the coming winter months. This year it will be on September 22nd at 6:04 pm PDT just as the sun enters Libra, the sign of the balancing scales. The term Equinox refers to this balance of day and night. Fall is the time of plants shedding...

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Spectacular Image of Heart of Phantom Galaxy Showcases Webb’s Power
Sep01

Spectacular Image of Heart of Phantom Galaxy Showcases Webb’s Power

Incredible new images of the spectacular Phantom Galaxy, M74, showcase the power of space observatories working together in multiple wavelengths. In this case, data from the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope complement each other to provide a comprehensive view of the galaxy. The Phantom Galaxy is located approximately 32 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Pisces. It lies almost face-on to...

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Countdown begins for NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission and maiden flight of SLS megarocket
Sep01

Countdown begins for NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission and maiden flight of SLS megarocket

Lightning strikes one of three 600-foot towers protecting launch complex 39B at the Kennedy Space Center where NASA’s new SLS moon rocket stands poised for launch Monday at 8:33 a.m. EDT.SPACEFLIGHTNOW.COM Countdown clocks began ticking Saturday for the maiden launch of NASA new Space Launch System rocket Monday on a long-awaited mission to send an unpiloted Orion crew capsule around the moon and back. Charlie...

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The last supermoon of the year ‘sturgeon moon’ is here
Aug11

The last supermoon of the year ‘sturgeon moon’ is here

SUPER MOON on 8-11-2022 rising over Durango Colorado at 1:30 am Photo by Sam Rose People across the world will be able to view the last supermoon of the year on Thursday and Friday. A “sturgeon moon,” as it is referred to in August, occurs when the moon is at its fullest during a time when it is also closest to the Earth, making it appear larger and brighter in the sky. Keep it here for images and updates. If you...

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Comet NEOWISE
Jul18

Comet NEOWISE

  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) photographed from Germany on July 14, 2020 Discovery Discovered by NEOWISE Discovery date March 27, 2020[1] Orbital characteristics A Epoch 2458953.5 (April 14, 2020) Observation arc 113 days Number of observations 376 Orbit type Long period comet Aphelion 538 AU (inbound) 710 AU (outbound) Perihelion 0.29478 AU...

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How to see Comet NEOWISE in the night sky this month
Jul18

How to see Comet NEOWISE in the night sky this month

Early morning risers have been treated to views of Comet Neowise, captured in a photo in Kansas on Monday, but the comet will be visible in Colorado about an hour after sunset this week. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) It’s visible to the naked eye in dark skies! The early reviews are in: Comet NEOWISE is a hit! Those who have gotten up before sunrise to gaze into the twilight skies have been greeted by the best comet performance for...

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Comet Neowise: How To See It In Metro Denver, Boulder
Jul18

Comet Neowise: How To See It In Metro Denver, Boulder

Early morning risers have been treated to views of Comet Neowise, captured in a photo in Kansas on Monday, but the comet will be visible in Colorado about an hour after sunset this week. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Comet Neowise is going prime time, moving into the evening sky. You’ll be able to see it with the naked eye in metro Denver and Boulder.   Comet Neowise is zooming around the planet, and you’ll be able to see...

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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. 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 leap from working at an architectural firm to working...

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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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