July 20 and looking up at the moon

Photo: NASA, Flag deployment Celebrating July 20, the anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing. Out of this world heritage sites! Things we learned: The average age in Mission Control was 27. ‘Software’ was created as a word. Key Links https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/apollo11.html Flickr Project Apollo Archive Recommended Listening 13 Minutes to the Moon – BBC Honeysuckle Creek …

Moon

Photo: NASA Goddard, Moonshot, 2015 The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth’s only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the Solar System. Translating Moon Spanish: Luna Anniversary: July 20, 1969 July 20 and looking up at the moon Photos Embedded Tweets China’s Chang’e-4 lands on …

Lunar New Year

Poster Lunar New Year = the beginning of a year whose months are coordinated by the cycles of the moon Embedded Tweets Happy #LunarNewYear, and good luck to all the Pai Gow players. pic.twitter.com/2IMx4kAqvc — Las Vegas Locally 🌴 (@LasVegasLocally) February 5, 2019 Recommended Listening Songs for the Lunar New Year Videos Wikipedia Lunar New …

Super Blood Wolf Moon

Photo: Martin Heigan, Super Blood Moon Super Blood Wolf Moon = Supermoon in the month of January Embedded Tweets Super Blood Wolf Moon?! 🐺🌑1st full moon in Jan while the moon is closest to Earth in orbit WHILE it's being eclipsed, so it appears red!Totality: 8:41pmPST/9:41pmMST tomorrow.Vegas: Party CloudySE CA & NW AZ: Mostly Cloudy#LunarEclipse …

Eclipse

Buzzwords Eclipse = An obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination. Elsewhere on the Web Earth Sky how-do-i-watch-the-total-lunar-eclipse Lunar Eclipse Martin Heigan, Time-lapse (2018) Headlines The 1919 Solar Eclipse and General Relativity’s First Major Triumph Planeta.com …

Supermoon

Buzzwords Supermoon = the phenomenon whereby the moon appears particularly large in the sky owing to the coincidence of its closest approach to the earth (the perigee) with a full (or new) moon Elsewhere on the Web https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/moon/super-full-moon.html Wikipedia Supermoon Planeta.com Moon Moon Links

Moon Links

Photo: ESA/A.Gerst, Lunar Eclipse Links related to Earth’s moon presented in somewhat random fashion: Recommended Listening Ethics of lunar mining – As we deplete our energy resources on Earth, mining the Moon for precious minerals is becoming a tempting alternative. Researchers believe lunar mining will begin in less than 10 years. But given the damage …

Craters of the Moon

Photo: BLM, Craters Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is a U.S. National Monument and national preserve in the Snake River Plain in central Idaho. It is along US 20, between the small towns of Arco and Carey, at an average elevation of 5,900 feet above sea level. The monument is a 715,000 …