The Galactic Times #24, May 16, 2022

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  • Cover Photo —The Eclipse via Ipad
  • Welcome to Issue 24
  • This Just In — 
    *
    Good Water, Maybe. Good Soil, No* Final Link in the Nova Story
    * An Angry Sun?
    * A Clouded, Dark Eclipse (Cover Story)
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    Evenings: Nothing to See; Mornings: A Giant Meet and Greet!
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — 
    Mars Points Closely to Two Giant Worlds
    – Possible Meteor Outburst on the 30th?

    Border Crossings
  • Astronomy in Everyday LifeA Book of Lessons from Astronomical Mothers
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter-Inbox Magazine #25 May 11, 2022 Issue Highlights.

The Galactic Times #23, May 1, 2022

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  • Cover Photo — Total Eclipse in View
  • Welcome to Issue 23
  • This Just In — 
    *
    A Roundup of Mars Discoveries
    * DNA in Meteorites + Water on Europa = 2010?
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    Moon Goes from Dark, past Mercury, into Dark Shadow
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — 
    An Exclamation Point in the Morning, with Jupiter on Both Ends
    – Meteors and (Almost two) Comets

    Border Crossings
    * The May 15-16th Total Lunar Eclipse (Cover Story)
  • Astronomy in Everyday LifeLunar Eclipses are in the Shadows of Solar Eclipses
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter-Inbox Magazine #24 April 21-26, 2022 Issue Highlights.

The Galactic Times #22, April 16, 2022

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In This Issue: 

  • Cover Photo — A New Way to Make a Jupiter
  • Welcome to Issue 22
  • This Just In — 
    Um, That Really Wasn’t an Alien Invader After All…
    Neptune’s Summer Hot Spot
    Recipe for Making a Jupiter…First, You Stir the Pot….
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    The Moon Says Hi to the Morning Planets One by One
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — 
    Mercury Meets the Dark (and the Seven Sisters) in the Evening
    Venus Cozies Up with TWO Gas Giant Worlds
    Lyrids a Moderate Show

Border Crossings

  • Astronomy in Everyday LifePorrima, a Star of a Prophetic Ship

The Galactic Times #21, April 1, 2022

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  • Cover Photo — Rings of Death
  • Welcome to Issue 21
  • This Just In — 
    * Death Throes of a Red Star (Cover Story)

    * Space Missions and Astronomy Research Facilities Contribute Heavily to Climate Change??
    * Pluto’s Not Quite Dead Inside Yet
    * Hello, Earendel! Farthest Star Ever?…
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    Moon’s Last Pass Through the Bull
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — Venus is the Queen-Pin:
    Mars and Saturn Switch Places, Narrowly Missing Each Other;
    Jupiter Appears in First of Three REAL CLOSE Conjunctions with a Planet;
    Mercury Peeks Into the Evening.
  • Astronomy in Everyday LifeIt’s my 37th Year Orbiting the Sun….What Do They Call That on Mars?
  • The Classroom Astronomer Inbox Magazine Issue 23 Highlights and a Birthday Sale!!!!!

The Galactic Times #20 – March 17, 2022

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  • Cover Photo — Webb’s Number 2 Photo
  • Welcome to Issue 20
  • This Just In — 
    * Sending Energy From Solar Surface to Corona
    * Webb’s Number 2 Photo, and Photo OF Webb…
    * Martian Road Report
    * The Milky Way is Blowing Bubbles!
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    A Lunar and Planetary Festival in the Dawn
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — Venus, Saturn, Mars Gather for a Show, Mercury Says Hi to Jupiter as They Trade Places.

* For the FutureA Pair of Pairs in April
Border Crossings — A Whale of a Correction; Ramming the Truth

  • Astronomy in Everyday LifeDoes the Webb Cause an Increase in Astronomy Interest?

The Galactic Times #19 – March 1, 2022

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  • Cover Photo — A Dinosaur’s Bad Spring Day
  • Welcome to Issue 19, and Our Request for Information
  • This Just In — 
    * Will You Love Me in the Spring? Or Kill Me?
    * Getting the License Plate of That Colliding Galaxy
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    Moon Passes OVER Uranus, Ceres, and a Bright Star
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — Venus, Saturn, Mars Begin to Gather for a Show, Mercury Says Hi, Bye.
  • For the FutureSaturn Sneaks Up on Venus and Mars
    Border Crossings — The Sun Nibbles on the Whale’s Tail
  • Astronomy in Everyday LifeSpace — In the Dog House
  • A Message To International Astronomy Teachers and Researchers
  • The Classroom Astronomer Inbox Magazine Issue 20 Highlights

The Galactic Times #18 – February 15, 2022

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  • Cover Photo — Dayglow Saturn!
  • This Just In — Stories in the Current Night Sky1.  Full Moon Gazing….
    2. Webb’s (Not So Pretty) First Photo, But How to Find That Star
    3. Alpha Centauri – Once More
    +
    What the (Infrared) Eye Can See of Venus

    Dayglow Saturn
    Wet Mars, Longer Time for Life?
    Where was the Water Fountain? It was Already Here!
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    Jupiter Says Farewell….
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — ….and the Evening will be Bereft of Planets until April…and June
    * For the FutureMercury Points the Way Out to Saturn in March…and the Zodiac gets Weird Next Month
    Border Crossings — Something Fishy….
  • The Classroom Astronomer Inbox Magazine Issue 19 Highlights

The Galactic Times #17 – February 1, 2022

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  • This Just In — Stories in the Current Night Sky
    1. Sailing, Sailing (Flying to Alpha Centauri- Cover Story)
    2. Pleiades Lost and Found
    The Weakest Atmospheres
    Go Trojans!
    Yes, Dying Stars Do Cause Stars to Be Born
    The Layers in the Atmosphere of a Hot Exoplanet
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    Moon by Jupiter, and That’s About It
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — Mercury Makes a Southern Hemisphere Splash; Mars Wimps Out by Venus.
    Border Crossings — Valentine’s Day is Coming, Be a Goat, er, GOAT….

  • The Classroom Astronomer Inbox Magazine Issue 18 Highlights

The Galactic Times #16 – January 16, 2022

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Cover Photo — The Local Bubble, from Outside and from Earth

  • This Just In — Stories in the Current Night Sky:
    Two Stars Tearing Each Other Apart?
    The Demon Star May Have a Family|
    The Fog Lifts from Our Solar Neighborhood (Cover Story)
    Halos Are Not a Single Ring, but Many Fragments
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    From Full to Almost New, Near Mars and Mercury
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — Are Venus and Mars ‘On the Level?’; Easy Finding of Uranus
    Border Crossings — You are Forecasted to be Lucky if Your Birthday is the 19th
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — Merry Obliquity Not <sigh>
  • The Classroom Astronomer Inbox Magazine Issue 16 Highlights

The Galactic Times #15 – December 16, 2021

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  • Cover Photo — Finding b Centauri
  • This Just In —Have a Corona, NASA!
    Speaking of Coronal Activities…
    Earth’s Weight Gain

    b Centauri, the Unusual Planetary System (Cover Story)
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – 
    A Brief Four-Planet Line-Up in the Evening;
    * Observing—Plan-et
     — Hello, Mercury, Farewell, Venus; And When IS the Shortest Day of the Year, Really?
    Border Crossings — Just for three days…
    * For the Future (January 1-16) — So you don’t go cold turkey….
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life —Galileo’s House for Sale—Half Price!

On Hiatus until January 16th issue.