Celebrate the Summer Solstice

The summer solstice 2017 will occur on Wednesday, June 21 at 4:24 UT (12:24 AM EDT). A solstice happens when the sun’s zenith is at its furthest point from the […]

Saturn's Summer Special

While Summer 2017 will certainly be remembered as the season of the Great American Eclipse I have another highlight sky gazers shouldn’t miss. The ringed giant, Saturn, reaches opposition June […]

The Face From Outer Space

Today’s Bad Space Novelty Song is “The Face From Outer Space” by Jeff Barry. Jeff gets a special pass on this one because, as bad as the song is, he’s […]

Astronomer Vera Rubin passes

Astronomer Vera Rubin, who helped develop our understanding of dark matter passed away on Christmas Day at the age of 88. Rubin’s research in observational cosmology led to astronomer’s understanding […]