08 January is Earth’s Rotation Day.
At one time, it was believed that the Earth was the centre of the universe and everything revolved around it – the planets, the Sun, the Moon, the stars, EVERYTHING! 537 more words
Banner photo credit: John Chumack
One of the things we amateur astronomers tend to hate the most is the moon. Sure, the moon is plenty interesting when you’re first starting out, and other than the sun, it’s about the only astronomical object to show considerable detail through the scope. 1,664 more words