astronomy

Astronomy Update

Clear skies will make morning visibility of distant Gas Giants very good this week. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

The waning moon will make it easy to spot planets on warm mornings this week. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

The moon will shine brightly this week, and overnight temperatures will make it easy to go outside for stargazing. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

The Summer Solstice is coming up on Sunday.  Nights will be short, but the moon is easy to spot. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, solstice, SPACE, stars, Summer, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

Clear and warm nights will make finding planets this week easy.  A solar eclipse will happen on June 10th that some towns in our area can see well. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, eclipse, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, solar, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

A Super Full Moon can be spotted tonight through any breaks in the clouds, but planet visibility will be low until they clear. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Sixth graders conduct Lunar Landing Science Experiment

"We call it our Mars Lander. Our students are combining three different units together. We have engineering design, forces in motion and our astronomy unit."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Ben Franklin Middle School students are hoping to stick an excellent landing as they conduct a lunar science experiment. To keep the tradition alive, sixth grade Science teacher, Mr. Rodney Volk is celebrating the school’s 20th year conducting the Lunar Landing Science experiment with students. “We call it our Mars Lander. Our students are combining three…

Astronomy Update

Even though only a sliver of moon is visible, Earthshine will reveal the whole disc for part of the week. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, earthshine, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

More earthshine, a meteor shower, and Mercury are all visible in this week’s night skies. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, earthshine, jupiter, mars, mercury, meteor, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

Venus has been below the horizon for months, but this week it is visible right alongside Mars. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus