Saturday March 25th the inner planet Venus reaches its orbital position known as inferior conjunction.
This is one of four points along an inner planet orbit. 193 more words
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Tuesday March 7th the innermost planet Mercury reaches superior conjunction – on the opposite side of the Sun from the Earth. For those that are curious, Mercury at superior conjunction is approximately 1.363 AU (126,698,765 miles; 203,901,898 km) from the Earth – the combined distance of the Earth to Sun distance plus the radius of Mercury’s orbit. 76 more words
Thursday March 2nd the outer planet Neptune reaches a point in its orbit where it passes behind the Sun as we view this from Earth. Neptune, and the other outer planets, dwarf planets, or small solar system bodies, all eventually reach this position on the opposite side of the Sun known as… 41 more words
On a rainy day in early February a few dozen roleplayers gathered above a Birmingham cafe and comic book shop. They spent some ten hours rolling dice, arguing over rules and breaking into spontaneous laughter – a good result for the very first… 210 more words