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Not necessarily a supermoon, but a full moon

What Is A Supermoon

Coined in 1979 by astrologer Richard Nolle in Dell Horoscope magazine, the term supermoon was arbitrarily defined as: “… a new or full moon which occurs with the Moon at or near (within 90% of) its closest approach…

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Crazy Cold War Space Ideas Space Based Weapons

Although space weapons conjures up a lot of crazy ideas and science fiction, the subject has actually garnered much attention. Several ideas that have been proposed are just that, pure science fiction, whereas others are…


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Orionids Meteor Shower

The Orionids meteor shower is an annual meteor shower that runs from October 2 to November 7. It peaks this year on the night of October 21 and the morning of October 22. The second…


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Lunar Eclipses

Although thought of as less glamorous than solar eclipses, Lunar Eclipses are definitely a site worth seeing and experiencing! What is a Lunar Eclipse? A lunar eclipse occurs when Earth’s shadow blocks the sun’s light,…


Cold War Space Ideas

Crazy Cold War Space Ideas Nuke The Moon

Today we will be looking into a ida that is something that both the US and USSR seriously looked into, was technically feasible, but never actually done, was to nuke the moon. The idea is…


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September Equinox

The September 23rd Equinox, otherwise called the September occurs at 12:50AM PM, or at 07:50 UTC, which is when Sun will shine directly on the equator and there will be nearly equal amounts of day…


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Moon Photography

There are many ways to photograph the moon! The tools that one uses for acquiring the photographs and how to edit will definitely vary depending on the gear that one has. There is no 1…


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American Museum Of Natural History

When having some time in New York City, going to the American Museum of Natural History is a great museum and worth the visit! We were lucky enough to have time to visit there! Comprising…


Attending A Rocket Launch

Attending a rocket launch is a very fun experience, which is a bucket list event for some. Companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin have refined the experience and made launches a PR opportunity! This has…


Crazy Cold War Space Projects Project West Ford

The year is 1961, and Project West Ford is under way. In the age before satellites and the internet, the options for communication was either coaxial copper cables or reflecting communications over the ionosphere. Therefore,…