August 2013 Skywatching

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday  Morning Planets:Mars, Jupiter, and Mercury (late in month)  Evening Planets:Venus & Saturn  Click the Images to see them larger 1 14 hours, 26 minutes of daylight in Chicago area Tonight Saturn and Venus… Read More ›

Skywatching June 2013

A snake effigy lies in a floodplain in Southwest Ohio celebrating the summer solstice. Our ancestors revered the sun.  They knew of its live-giving powers.  In winter the sun makes a low arc across the sky, daylight is short, and… Read More ›