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Venus Transits in 1032 and 2012

As readers may have noticed, I am a moon watcher. Eclipses of either the sun or the moon had been a sort of passion throughout my life, ever since my late father woke me up at 3 o’clock in the … Continue reading

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Celestial Bodies

The upcoming total solar eclipse in the United States may be seen by millions of people. It’ll be a most memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experience, in a way almost mystical. I remember the sad feelings I had when clouds prevented hundreds of … Continue reading

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For several days, clear skies at 69˚40’N 18˚56’E have made it possible to watch this winter’s second full moon circulating above the horizon, not setting at all. Today, winter solstice, the darkest day of the year, coincided with a total lunar eclipse, … Continue reading

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