Moon Links

Photo: ESA/A.Gerst, Lunar Eclipse Links related to Earth’s moon presented in somewhat random fashion: Quotes But why, some say, the moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may well ask why climb the highest mountain? Why, 35 years ago, fly the Atlantic? Why does Rice play Texas? – President John F. Kennedy, source …

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

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 …