SPACE Post: Brewskies on the Moonsky

SPACE Post: Brewskies on the Moonsky

Posted by Maggie on  in From the editors

It’s the weekend.
Pop a top and sit back to enjoy the view.

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Cynthia Griffith: Bleeding In Space Is Even Scarier Than We Thought

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Passant Rabie: Why Uranus Is a Different Shade of Blue Than Neptune

Elizabeth Howell: Jupiter is a whirling world in stunning (and woozy) footage from Juno spacecraft (w/VIDEO)

Adam Mann: Milky Way gallery: See awe-inspiring images of our galaxy

UFOh-Oh:

Douglas Charles: US Army Releases Footage Of Three ‘Anomalous’ Fast-Moving UFOs Taken By Apache Helicopter

Brandon Specktor: 4 hostile alien civilizations may lurk in the Milky Way, a new study suggests

Jennifer Leman: Tatooine-Like Binary Star Systems Could Be the Key to Finding Aliens

Give it a look-see…

Hollywood in Toto: ‘Night Sky’ Demands, and Rewards, Your Patience – Spacek and Simmons power Amazon’s thoughtful science fiction yarn

UPDATES:

Diana Logan: ‘Glitch In the Matrix’ Captured By Woman Who Spotted a ‘Planet’ Hovering Over the Sun

Jim Fulcher: June’s Spectacular Full Moon Will Be Extra Sweet, Here’s Why

The Strawberry Supermoon will become full at 7:51 a.m. Eastern on June 14, according to Time and Date.

However, that’s not the time to look for the Strawberry Supermoon. Instead, you’ll want to watch the moon rise above the horizon just after sunset. You can use The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s Moonrise and Moonset Calculator to see when the moon will rise in your area on June 14 — or any other time, for that matter. It can be found here.

Here’s why you’ll want to see the moon rise: When the moon is low in the sky, it appears bigger and brighter than when it’s high in the sky, due to what’s called the “Moon Illusion,” Time and Date explains

~~Many thanks to Maggie and The Universal Spectator for reprint permission.

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