The Galactic Times #14 – December 1, 2021

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  • Cover Photo — The Trappist-1 System
  • This Just In —Where To Build Lunar Bases?;
    The Answer is (Water) Blowing in the (Solar) Wind.
    Water Elsewhere, Trapped in Trappist-1. (Cover Story)
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    Moon-Gazing – 
    Watch the Evening Moon Pass Three Bright Planets …
    * Observing—Plan-et
     —  … Watch Geminid Meteors and Comet Leonard in the Dawn 
    Border Crossings — No change! Sun Still in…Where??
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — A Career in Shipping

The Galactic Times #13 – November 16, 2021

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  • Cover Photo — The Astronomy of Ophiuchus
  • Improved and Revamped Homepage: www.galactictimes.com !
  • This Just In —
    Are White Dwarfs Solar System Post-Mortems?;
    Knock, Knock. No, You Can’t Come In.
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing – The Longest Partial Eclipse;
    * Observing—Plan-et — Venus’ Peak Show; 
    * Border Crossings — Special Report – Dr. Fauci’s Sign
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — You Think?
  • The 37% Black Friday Sale!

The Galactic Times #12 – November 1, 2021

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Cover Photo — Star Death in the Butterflies

  • This Just In
    The Rosetta Stone of Supernovae
    A Proposed Scale to Evaluate the Communication of Finding ETs
    An Example of the Above, Today
  • Sky Planning Calendar
    * Moon-Gazing – Mercury and the Moon, and Mars
    * Observing—Plan-et
    * Border Crossings
    * For the Future – Upcoming Eclipse, Upcoming Comet
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — GoFundMe. Please?
  • The Black Friday/End of Year/Holidays with Increased Discount Sale

The Galactic Times #11 – October 15, 2021

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Cover Photo — The Neighborhood as it Once Was?

  • This Just In —
    Exploration of Hot Venus Heating Up
    How our Solar System Will Look in 5 Billion Years Plus
    Moons Around an Exo-Jupiter, and Water Around One of Ours
    Where is Planet 9?
  • Sky Planning Calendar
    * Moon-Gazing
    * Observing—Plan-et —Two planets visit the Sea Goat; a dim view of bright meteors
    * Border Crossings
    * For the Future
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life
    Ouch!
    Signs of the Times?
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights
  • The Black Friday/End of Year/Holidays with Ever-Increasing Discount Sale

The Galactic Times #10 – October 1, 2021

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Cover Photo — The Molten Ring

  • This Just In — Predicting a Supernova 16 Years From Now
    3D Printing of Molecular Interstellar Clouds
    You Think YOU Have Flooding Problems??
    Getting Breezy on Jupiter
    A Nearly Complete Einstein Ring
    A Whole Lot of Gas, or a New Spiral Arm?
  • Sky Planning Calendar — Moon-Gazing; Observing—Plan-et —Venus’ phases, and conjunction with Delta Scorpii—a gas blowing
    star; Border Crossings; For the Future
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life —The Starry Streets of Mobile; Mercury’s NOT Retrograding THAT Way!
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights

The Galactic Times #9 – September 15, 2021

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  • This Just In
    Predicting a Supernova 16 Years From Now
    3D Printing of Molecular Interstellar Clouds
  • Sky Planning Calendar
    * Moon-Gazing  with phases and Kepler’s Second Law
    * Observing—Plan-et and seasons with Kepler’s Second Law redux
    * Border Crossings
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life —Hurricanes, Sunspots and Climate Change, Oh My!

The Galactic Times #8 – September 1, 2021

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In This Issue: 

  • This Just In — Snow on Mars
  • Sky Planning Calendar —
    * Moon-Gazing,
    * Observing—Plan-et with interesting things to observe regarding Neptune, Jupiter and Saturn, 
    * Border Crossings
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — (Cover Story)
    Halting Steps for an Outdoor Planetarium in Ireland
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights

The Galactic Times #7 – August 15, 2021

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In This Issue:

  • Cover Story — Mars: The Future (The JAXA Sample Return Mission, ExoMars 2022, and Future Missions to other planets, too)
  • This Just In
    Touring the Asteroid Bennu—the Awesome Video
    A Rare (and Barely Naked Eye) Nova
  • Article — A Diversity of Exoplanets, Are We Not The Standard?
  • Sky Planning Calendar — Including: Observing Jupiter and its Moons at Opposition; Finding Uranus
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — Delicious Space Dust; Meghan’s Jewels
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights

The Galactic Times #6 – August 1, 2021

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  • Cover Story — Mars: The Present (What We Have Learned to Date from Active Missions)
  • This Just In —
    Bezos’ Plans
    Jupiter’s Ganymede is All Wet
    Moon Dust
    New Moon Probes
  • Sky Planning Calendar — Including: How to Watch the Perseids; Saturn at its Best
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life — Will Dowd and The Lunar Dispatch
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights

The Galactic Times #5 – July 15, 2021

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  • Cover Story – Editorial on Mr. Branson’s Flight
  • This Just In
    Can You See Me Now? Or Ever? Stars That Can See Earth Transiting the Sun.
    I’ll Have My Comet Sour With A Splash of Water
    A Lot of Spilt Milk Went Into Making Our Galaxy
  • Sky Planning Calendar
    Moon-Gazing
    Observing–Plan-et
    Border Crossings
    For the Future
  • The Galactic Times Podcast – Harmony of the Spheres 2 (Exoplanetary Systems)
    In this Newsletter, charts for 3 naked eye Exoplanetary Systems you can find, and the link to Dr. Hessman’s sound files of exoplanetary systems sonified.
  • The Classroom Astronomer Newsletter Highlights
  • Astronomy in Everyday Life – Birthdays