Winter Constellations

Learning to read the night sky is no easy task. It requires lots of practice to be able to instantly recognize star patterns at a single glance. Besides, it can be very confusing to distinguish one constellation from the next. Especially considering that the constellations only very abstractly resemble their…

The History of Astronomy: A Timeline

Who hasn’t gazed up to the night sky and wondered how astronomy was born? Who were the first people to look to the stars and constellations and name them? Who figured out the patterns and movements of the sky? Astronomy has always fascinated mankind, in our desire to understand…

Names that mean star

Who doesn’t like to pitch in their little grain of sand when it comes to choosing a name for a little one? It’s a chance to look ahead and dream of the new person to come to the world.…

Best places for stargazing in the US

The artificial lights from the cities tend to obscure the sky’s natural darkness even on the clearest nights. However, there are still some wilderness spots that retain the natural lights cape across the country.…

I love you to the moon and back: The perfect gift

And then an important occasion arises: their first birthday, for example. You want to arrange a really unforgettable date and also gift them with something that is truly different and unique, something that says I have been thinking of you and really want to surprise you.…