Tag Archives: light pollution

Skywatchers: This Weekend to Be Astronomical; It’s the Meteors Vs. Supermoon

Two great events of astronomical proportions occur this weekend. Unfortunately, one will almost wash out the other. It’s time for the annual Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower, but at the same time “Supermoon 2012.”

This is Your Chance: Orion, Leo, the Milky Way Need Your Help

In the age-old battle of iPad vs. the nighttime sky, the nighttime sky is losing. OK, so maybe it’s not an age-old battle. The seemingly ubiquitous iPad after all, has only been around for barely two years (it debuted in April of 2010). However, astronomers are worried that the current generation (and we assume future […]