Moonstruck by coming of a supermoon

August 4, 2014 / 0 comments

A provide in a sky as pleasant as Dairy Queen awaits those who will expel their eyes heavenward during Aug and September. The supermoon is creation a coming once again (as it does about any 13 months and 18 days). Maybe we have already seen it in July—or when it seemed formerly final year in…

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This summer’s biggest supermoon on Aug. 10

August 3, 2014 / 0 comments

The super supermoon rises only before a object sets subsequent Sunday, a biggest of 3 perigee moons this summer. Here’s what we need to know to wow a people we watch it with: Supermoons start when a moon is during perigee, a indicate in a circuit closest to Earth, as it becomes full. Those moons…

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Skywatch: Annual Perseid meteor showering and another supermoon

August 2, 2014 / 0 comments

With a span of planets in a dusk and morning heavens, pale Perseid meteors and a fun full moon, these idle days of summer underline a bustling night sky. The play opens Sunday night with Saturn and Mars flanking a immature moon in a southwestern heavens. Reddish Mars (zero magnitude, manifest from a city) hangs…

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Three Moon Nights: Will a Real Supermoon Please Stand Up?

August 2, 2014 / 0 comments

‘Tis a deteriorate once again, when brute full moons impending perigee seem to ramble a summer skies during will, to a breathless exhortations of many an astronomical neophyte. We know … by now, you’d cruise that there’d be zero new underneath a object when it comes to a closest full moons of a year. But…

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Perseid meteor shower: Watch now to kick supermoon’s brightness

August 2, 2014 / 0 comments

Watch for sharpened stars this weekend if you’re vacationing divided from a city lights — you might be means to locate some fireballs from a Perseid meteor showering before they get cleared out by a brightest supermoon of a year. And we might also mark meteors from another showering that’s underway, a Delta Aquariids. Send us…

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July’s supermoon was a super sight; don’t skip a subsequent one Aug. 10

August 1, 2014 / 0 comments

Several Daily Record/Sunday News readers common their photos of a Jul 12 “supermoon” in a online gallery. The supermoon materialisation occurs when possibly a new moon or full moon coincides with a moon’s closest indicate to Earth in a orbit. According to www.earthsky.org, a Aug full moon, entrance Aug. 10, is also going to be…

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See Stunning Supermoon Photos From Around a World

August 1, 2014 / 0 comments

The astronomical materialisation famous as “supermoon” illuminated adult a sky early Saturday. According to NASA, a moon seemed during slightest 14 percent incomparable and 30 percent brighter to people who could see it. Get Ready For a Supermoon Supermoon Pics From Around a World Across a globe, people from Boston to Malaysia tweeted considerable photos…

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2014 Perseid Meteor Shower vs. Supermoon: Best to View Meteor Shower …

August 1, 2014 / 0 comments

<!– Like us on Facebook –> However, Bill Cooke positive that a Perseids will still be manifest notwithstanding a liughtness of a Supermoon. “The Perseids are abounding in fireballs as splendid as Jupiter or Venus,” Cooke explained. The space group serve claimed that those in a northern hemisphere will have a best observation knowledge of…

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Backyard Universe: What’s so good about a super moon?

July 31, 2014 / 0 comments

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 11:50 am Backyard Universe: What’s so good about a super moon? Remember final month when some media outlets told us that a full moon on Jul 12 would be a “super moon”? The tenure “super moon” has flush usually recently and generally relates to a full moon that falls nearest…

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Close encounters and a super moon

July 31, 2014 / 0 comments

NASA PHOTO Skywatch The Pleiades, in a Hubble Space Telescope photo. Posted: Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 3:15 am Close encounters and a super moon By DENNIS HERRMANN Skywatch My Eastern Shore, Maryland The sky’s dual brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter, will give us a superb and of a both of them in mid-August. It is…

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