Ephemeris for Monday, March 3rd. The sun will rise at 7:16. It’ll be up for 11 hours and 16 minutes, setting at 6:33. The moon, 2 days past new, will set at 9:44 this evening. 193 more words
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The heart of Cancer – Praesepe/Beehive Cluster/M44. Also known as the Manger and, interestingly, a chariot from the underworld. Until a couple hundred years ago, this cluster (one of the closest to Earth) went from what was believed to be a nebulous cloud to an amazing cluster once the telescopes were in wide use. 151 more words
Woot! Got it.
Sure, I’d like to tell you March roars in like a lion – but honestly it’s easier to point to the sickle and the triangle and the “Little King” we call Regulus, this last being the new guidepost star for March. 1,205 more words