“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him… Continue reading Sam’s Star
Tonight is the second Blue Moon of 2018! We saw the first one in January and now it’s here again. A Blue Moon, or the second full Moon in a calendar month, is actually not too common. Astronomy lovers are just extra lucky this year 🙂 . Check out more details on EarthSky.
Maybe you’ve heard the expression “once in a Blue Moon” to mean something rare. But have you ever seen the Moon look blue? What about a Blood Moon? A “super” Moon? Let’s talk about lunar phrases! It’s the perfect topic in light of tonight’s lunar eclipse (or tomorrow morning’s…). This is the first of two… Continue reading The Blue Blood Moon