2022, December 24: Crescent Moon joins Five Planet Display – When the Curves Line Up

December 24, 2022: After sunset, the crescent moon joins the rare five-planet display with Venus, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars. Image Caption – 2020, December 10, Venus, Moon and Spica. By Jeffrey L Hunt Chicago, IL: Sunrise, 7:16 a.m. CST; Sunset, 4:25 p.m. CST. Check local sources for sunrise and sunset times for your location. … Read more

Skywatch: Mars shines in early December, and the Geminids peak in the middle of the month

Comment on this story Suspension December’s skies offer planetary joy for skywatchers and a casual delight for shooting stars. a landneighboring planet Mars It becomes bright due to the proximity, but the planet reaches opposition on December 8th. Our reddish neighbor will be located about 50 million miles from Earth on December 1, according to … Read more

10 subtle signs the universe wants you to be with someone Ronnie Ann Ryan

So, you met this amazing person and you feel like things are finally going your way. yes! Falling in love is exciting and exhilarating at the same time. But how do you know you’ve actually met “The One”? Are there signs from the universe that the person you love is right for you? definitely! Related: … Read more

A new instrument gives the Large Telescope a clearer view of the universe

The Very Large Telescope (VLT) at Cerro Paranal in northern Chile, is undoubtedly one of the main Earth-based observatories. But a new infrared instrument recently installed on the telescope has made it even better. The Enhanced Imaging and Spectroradiometer (ERIS) was delivered to Chile in December 2021 and the first test observations were made in … Read more

Volcanoes may have turned Venus into a disturbingly icy landscape: ScienceAlert

Is there anything good about volcanoes? It can be violent, dangerous and unpredictable. For modern humans, volcanoes are mostly a nuisance, sometimes an intriguing visual display, sometimes deadly. But when there are enough of them, when they are strong and prolonged, they can kill the planet that hosts them. Venus in modern times is the … Read more

Patalha testifies at a congressional hearing about JWST’s preliminary scientific findings

Natalie Batalha, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Director of Astrobiology at the University of California, Santa Cruz and NASA leader Interdisciplinary consortium for astrobiology researchpresented her team’s preliminary science findings from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to Subcommittee on Aviation and Space on November 16 during a hearing titled “Unveiling the Universe: Preliminary … Read more