By: Ann E. Smith
We all become children when looking up in awe at the star-filled night sky. It helps us gain perspective and it fills us with wonder. If you have children, the night sky is a wonderful thing to study and share with your kids. As almost...
Tips for star gazing
By: Amy Leland
An Evening of Stargazing Spending a night under the stars with a group of friends or a special someone can make for an unforgettable evening. There’s a kind of intimacy that can only be found when contemplating the vastness of the universe. To make...
By: Edward Matthews
You can literally take several college courses to get all the required knowledge to properly read an electronic schematic. However, there are some basic principles involved that will aid you in your quest to understand these diagrams. One use of looking at a schematic when...
By: Suzanne Rose
Many children love astronomy. A gift with this theme might be perfect for Christmas of 2010, and one of the following may be right for you. Apparel You will find a lot of clothing that is related to astronomy. They have clothing with beautiful scenes...
By: Nan C Avery
* Why it is called the Harvest Moon * Long ago, before calendars, people used the full moons to tell the months in the year. Each month has a full moon and historically, farmers used the full moons to plant, harvest, fishing, hunting, and clear...
By: Suzanne Rose
Many teenagers love astronomy. They may enjoy looking at the stars and learning about them. There are many great 2010 Christmas gifts that you can get for someone with such an interest. Consider the following ideas. Books and magazines A lot of teens might enjoy...
Facts about Europa, moon of Jupiter
By: Steven Mars
The average distance Europa is from Jupiter is 485,000,000 miles. This makes it the sixth moon of Jupiter’s 63 moons. The closest it comes to Jupiter is 664,862 kilometers and the farthest it gets from Jupiter is 676,938 kilometers. The...
By: Alison Bowler
The son of a woodcarver, Humphry Davy was born in Penzance, Cornwall on 17 December 1778. As a young boy, he had a wide field of interests including sketching, writing poetry, geology and fishing. He was educated at Truro before starting an apprenticeship with a...
By: Suzanne Rose
An adult who loves astronomy might like a related gift for the 2010 Christmas holiday. There are many great presents that are appropriate for a variety of budgets. Trip to the Kennedy Space Center An adult who loves astronomy might like a trip to the...
Characteristics of the harvest moon
By: Tiffany Baum
The full moon conjures up images of witches on broomsticks, ghosts and goblins. The moon is more than just myth and legends. Long ago, our ancestors used the moon as a calendar. They had different names for the moon beginning with the Wolf moon, Snow...

 

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