Category Archives: Venus

Looking Up

In this instance, it’s not actually blue, it’s rare.  Tomorrow night is the second full moon in the month, a blue moon, something that happens only once every 2.7 years.  The last one occurred on 12/21/09.    Farmers Almanacdescribes the phenomenon … Continue reading

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Things Are Looking Up

Look up in the sky tonight (if you live in the Western half of the US, like I do).  The planets are showing off in the heavens tonight.  Mercury will be visible after sunset.  Look for it about 45 to … Continue reading

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