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Celebration of Space - April 3, 2020

Celebration of Space - April 3, 2020

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

On April 3, 2020, the fantastic conjunction of Venus and the Pleiades that has been happening all week, will come to a climax, with Venus visibly joining the Pleiades. Though Venus and the Pleiades get into conjunction quite often, tonight will bring Venus...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 3 Apr 2020 14:36:15 EDT

Celebration of Space - March 27, 2020

Celebration of Space - March 27, 2020

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

So your stuck at home with the kids (or the parents), and you just need an out! Well here are a bunch of cool STEM projects that you can do with your kids (or with your parents) that can get you outside and having fun! Compliments of NASA, build and launch...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:16:10 EDT

Surviving Social Distancing

Surviving Social Distancing

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

We are currently living in the reality of social distancing with isolation measures designed to curb a new contagion that posses a risk to much of the population. This has made life a bit difficult with the anxiety levels of many rising to new heights. Tho...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 13:10:54 EDT

Viewing The International Space Station

Viewing The International Space Station

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

Periodically throughout the year, the International Space Station (ISS) becomes visible in the evening sky, offering up stunning opportunities to view bright nightly passes for a few weeks. The ISS orbits planet Earth once every 93 minutes at a 51.6° incl...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Thu, 5 Feb 2015 17:15:58 EST

Celebration of Space - March 13, 2020

Celebration of Space - March 13, 2020

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Wednesday, March 18, 2020, fabulous conjunctions of Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and at times the Moon, commence. This isn’t the first conjunction this year involving these bright objects, though conjunctions will become much more frequent this wee...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 11:42:05 EDT

Celebration of Space - March 6, 2020

Celebration of Space - March 6, 2020

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

Have you ever dreamed about being an astronaut? Daydreamed about going to sleep for the last time with the convenience of gravity before embarking on an ISS expedition? Maybe you just reached for the sky and said “This is for me...”. Well now is your t...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 17:50:57 EDT