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New Moon (05:00 MST).
New Moon (05:00 MST).
Jan 12 all-day
New Moon (05:00 MST).
By the modern definition, New Moon occurs when the Moon and Sun are at the same geocentric ecliptic longitude. The part of the Moon facing us is completely in shadow then. Pictured here is the traditional New Moon, the earliest visible Continue reading →
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Jan 18 all-day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. Credit: Nobel Foundation “Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in Continue reading →
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Full Moon (19:16 MST).
Full Moon (19:16 MST).
Jan 28 all-day
Full Moon (19:16 MST).
Full Moon. Rises at sunset, high in the sky around midnight. Visible all night. Moon overview on solarsystem.nasa.gov
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M14

M14, by Bob Fera, USA. Like diamonds on velvet, this globular cluster lies about 30,000 light years away in the constellation Ophiuchus.