Planets in Our Sky

“Let’s Talk Astronomy” (LTA) Trivia Contest for Monday, June 4, 2018 TOPIC: In the sky this week Leader board posted on June 10, 2018 6/4 Winners Planets Number of correct answers @rossm3838 three @Mettleballs1 two @ellerose one @eternaldarkness one @Dylan_gr8est_rapper one @AlfonzoMarz one @WussisWus one @TaxGinger one @Jacob48642 one @JohnnybBalls one @u_cant_c_me_0 one   Winners … More Planets in Our Sky

The Glass Universe: Another barrier for women to shatter

I love the double meaning hiding in the title of this book.  One hundred years ago, before CCD photography, many astronomers collected light on glass photographic plates, some as large as 17 inches by 14 inches.  On those plates the computers at Harvard Observatory captured images of the universe. At the same time, women were … More The Glass Universe: Another barrier for women to shatter

Are you Crazy about the Moon? Apparently Ross is! Way to go!!

LTA Trivia Quiz for Monday, March 26, 2018 (Sorry this report is so late. I had computer problems and have just now recovered. The winners listed on the leaderboard below have their window of opportunity open for a month beginning today.) TOPIC: the Moon The Moon is often the first astronomical object people notice. It’s … More Are you Crazy about the Moon? Apparently Ross is! Way to go!!