Ancient solar astronomy
By: Perry McCarney
All ancient, city-building civilizations were founded on agriculture. As any farmer and many of the rest of us know, agriculture relies upon the energy provided by the sun. Whether those ancient ancestors' primary crops were wheat as grown by the Babylonians, Hittites, Egyptians and Persians...
What is solar astronomy?
By: Perry McCarney
Solar astronomy is quite simply the study of our sun. While astronomy might reasonably be called the study of the night skies, since the dawn of the earliest civilizations until only relatively recently, solar astronomy has been strictly a daytime job. Studying that most prominent...
All about solar eclipses
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
When, in their eternal movement through the vast wastelands of space, one celestial body comes between two other such bodies, completely or partially obscuring the direct view that would normally exist between the two, we say that there is an eclipse; the obscured body having...
By: Margaux Sky
What is a religious belief system? A religious belief system is an organized attempt to explain the world, good and bad, through a belief in something other than the self or the natural unfolding of events. Such belief systems will rely on an outer power...
All about solar eclipses
By: Chris Pearce
A solar eclipse takes place when the moon is between the earth and the sun. Light from the sun is partly or fully blocked by the moon. Between two and five solar eclipses occur somewhere on earth each year. Up to two of them are...
All about solar eclipses
By: Robert Bullard
Viewing an eclipse is a breathtaking event indeed. Our ancestors looked upon them in wonder and amazement - viewing them as omens and even worshiping them. Having focused their lives around the sun and moon for crop production, important ceremonies, and tracking the passage of...
By: Margaux Sky
There are so many wonderful things to do in spring equinox that will keep your children busy but also having great fun, being super creative, inventive, and very imaginative.The spring equinox is a season of mixed weather with rain one day and bright sunshine...
UFO contact: Are we ready?
By: Gary Wonning
Have you ever had a UFO encounter?That is something many people often ponder, but discard it as soon as the thought enters their mind.Most people either think it is too absurd or they don't want to spend the time and energy researching to...
By: Perry McCarney
Sunspots are comparatively dark, irregularly shaped areas that appear on the visible surface of the sun, called its photosphere, for varied amounts of time. They can form and remain for just a few hours or for anywhere up to a few months. Frequently they form...
Pagan rituals involving the Spring Equinox
By: Quinn Quarantine
Ostara. When I hear this word it fills me with the sense of spring. Birds singing, light breezes blowing through newly budding trees, plants and flowers beginning to grow again after the frozen winter. Ostara is also known as Eostre (or alternative spelling Eastre), which...

 

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