Supermoon Sunday

A supermoon is simply this: a full moon when it is the closest the moon will get to Earth throughout its orbit, and sits just on the horizon. It appears to be larger than normal because of this illusion. However, it is not. But, it is still an amazing sight to see. This year the […]

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Our galaxy in perspective

We live in the Milky Way galaxy; a spiral galaxy. Our solar system resides roughly 25,000 light years from the massive black hole at the center of it all. The Milky Way is about 12 billion years old, and is 100,000 light years in diameter. Our very own star, the Sun, is only one of […]

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