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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Astronomically Speaking

Fri., June 24; Pluto at opposition.

Sat., June 26; Pluto in conjunction with the Moon and PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE.

Wed., June 30; Neptune in conjunction with the Moon.

Sat., July 3; Jupiter & Uranus in conjunction with the Moon.

Mon., July 5; Uranus stationary.

Tues., July 6; Earth at aphelion.


Angie said...

Wait, is the eclipse on the 25th, or on Saturday? Today (Friday) is the 25th. :/


Lana Gramlich said...

The link gives all of the details.

Rick said...

Those are so impressive, Lana. It made me think of werewolves and the full moon! The first one looks like it's right from a Lon Chaney movie.

celticmusicfan said...

I love things Astronomical...Keep em coming :) My laptop has a busted LCD and I can't blog today. Sigh


v said...

i got some photos of the moon on friday. missed the lunar.

Dave Coulter said...

Huh....lots going on up there!

Travis Cody said...

I wish we could see more sky action. But between the trees and overcast skies, we don't get to see much.

Ali said...

love it ..

Lana Gramlich said...

Rick; Thanks. :)

celticmusicfan; Sorry about the laptop problems. Hope things are functional again now!

v; I was going to get up for the eclipse, but it was going to be RIGHT on the horizon at around 5:15am, so I wasn't even sure we'd be able to see it (& I've REALLY needed sleep lately!)

Dave Coulter; Lots going on everywhere, of course. That's the sky for you! *L*

Travis; I hear you. I used to be prolific about it, but then again, I worked nights for 14ish years (mostly outdoors.)

Ali; Me, too. Not enough people just look UP from time to time!

Bernita said...

A lovely, eerie photo, Lana!

Lana Gramlich said...

Thank you, Bernita. :)

Larry said...

I used to be more into astronomy.I plan to buy a telescope again as soon as I can.There should be some meteors to see this montha and the big shower is coming up mid-august.
Thanks for the update.

Lana Gramlich said...

Larry; Yes, the Perseids start Aug. 11th. Going out to view them one night I was pleasantly surprised by the Northern Lights at the same time. Despite it being 4am, I had to wake up my mom to see it, too.

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