Skywatching July 2013

Advertisements Mars:  NASA photo The sun is farthest from Earth (aphelion) on July 5. Moon Phases Phase Date Moonrise Moonset New Moon July 8 5:54 a.m. 7:28 p.m. First Quarter July 15 12:55 p.m. 12:02 a.m. (7/16) Full Moon July 22 8:03… Read More ›

Skywatching June 2013

Advertisements 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,… Read More ›