Ophiuchus, the Forgotten Sign of the Zodiac

Since the summer is almost upon us and, with it, all the favorite constellations of summer such as Sagittarius and Scorpius, this would be a good opportunity to point out and discuss the often forgotten 13th constellation of the Zodiac, Ophiuchus. In classic astronomy (and astrology), the Zodiac is the circle of 12 30º sections … More Ophiuchus, the Forgotten Sign of the Zodiac

The Moon and the Beautiful Dance of Jupiter’s Moons

Well placed on the meridian at around 9:00 pm, EDT, tonight, April 17th (01:00 UTC, 4/18) is the stunning spectacle of the waxing gibbous moon and mighty Jupiter within 1/2 degree of each other. Having just passed Regulus, the heart of Leo, the lion, the duo is within 5 degrees of Denobola, the lion’s tail. … More The Moon and the Beautiful Dance of Jupiter’s Moons

Flat Earth Update

This is a follow-up article to my original piece. A follow-up piece to this article presents real science answers to some Flat Earth claims. The science on this was settled over 2,500 years ago? The reason I continue writing on this topic is because I deeply care about the truth and the future. If it … More Flat Earth Update

Pale Blue Dot

In a world that is in sore need of inspiration, the following excerpt from the 1994 book “Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space” by the late, great, world-renown astrophysicist Dr. Carl Sagan is perhaps more relevant now than it was in 1994. The iconic image of the Earth as a … More Pale Blue Dot