Tag Archive for moon

Astronomy Grab Bag

Quick updates! The crowd-funding project for space science, Uwingu, got an extension to their Indiegogo campaign, and they are almost to their goal with just 6 days left! Can you help with a donation? A share? A tweet? I wrote…

Martian Bust

The Bad Astronomer once again says, “Mars. Moon. No.”  Once again, the junk chain email traffic going ’round the internets includes the claim that Mars will be as big as the full moon in August.  Although the BA and numerous…

Lunar Goodness over CVille

UPDATE: Rocking great picture by Rachael from McCormick Observatory last night, on her Flickr page, with the awesome 6-inch Clark Refractor in the foreground. UPDATE Again (9/17): Rachael’s pic gets a kudos from UVa alumn, the Bad Astronomer. — I…