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Moonlight Walk

Walking in the moonlight on a falls day

Hearing the dogs and cats play

Walking hand in hand with the one I love

What a special time indeed… 34 more words


Moon Phrases

Super moons, new moons, blood moons, blue moons and solar eclipses too, oh my!  I don’t know much about the moon or the other celestial bodies, but no matter what phase it’s in, the moon’s always a good option for inspiration. 82 more words


From SPACE.com:"Saturn's 'Death Star' Moon Mimas Is Weird Inside"


October 16, 2014
Kelly Dickerson

There’s something strange going on below the surface of Saturn’s Death Star-looking moon Mimas, a new study suggests. 508 more words

Basic Research

October 24 - Ariel and Umbriel

We have a double-header today.  Two moons of Uranus, Ariel and Umbriel, were discovered on October 24th 1851 by Bolton-born astronomer William Lassell, brewer and keen amateur astronomer, who was in the fortunate position of being able to use his not inconsiderable wealth to fund the construction of impressive telescopes. 432 more words

Going On Up There Then

Ten Facts About Our Solar System's Moons

Today, Oct. 23rd, most of the United States and Canada will be able to view the partial solar eclipse that will start at about 6pm EST.  839 more words

Planets & Moons

The Death Star moon has a weird interior

Saturn’s small moon Mimas is best known for the giant crater Herschel, which makes it look like the Death Star. However, a new study based on Cassini data shows that its interior is weird too. 184 more words


A Fire, A Rock, and a TeePee of Branches

We pulled into camp about 5 PM. Late, I know, for a weekend of building fires and sleeping on rocks. Four camp sites remained among the 80 or so available, and as we pulled into our chosen spot, we felt relieved to have a place to lay our heads. 533 more words