Cosmos in Focus
Find out what’s new in astronomy, cosmology, astrophotography, and related science & technology as well as general posts on all of these things, and more! This section is simply a chronological list of postings that don’t belong elsewhere. The good ones, I’ll make sure are easy to get to!
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This is the “Cold Moon” of Feb 24, 2024. It is also a “mini moon” because it is almost as far away from Earth as it can be, making it about 10% smaller.
The speed of light is what enables us to be Time Travelers and peer back in time as we look up at the skies!
You have until late 2024 to see some of the most widespread and intense Northern Lights in over 20 years!
Parallax helps us measure the Cosmos. Learn more about it and this fun backyard experiment YOU can do to measure your own “Cosmos.”
From our perspective, things in the Cosmos sometimes look close to each other. While they’re usually millions of miles apart, it’s always fun to see them in the same space at the same time!
Every now and then, you get a once in a while event like getting a Royal Flush while playing poker (about once every 650,000 hands of Texas Hold’Em). Even rarer are the once in a lifetime events like watching humans land on another world such as the Moon or Mars (soon!). And if you’re very…