Saturn

BFTP: Io, Saturnalia!

For those of us who like the December Solstice holiday season to last as long as possible, starting the celebrations tomorrow for Saturnalia is a top-notch idea.

Io, Saturnalia!

For those of us who like the Winter Solstice holiday season to last as long as possible, starting the celebrations today for Saturnalia is a top-notch idea. It also gives me an opportunity to post my favourite astrophotography image, seeing… Read More ›

Ooh. Ooh-ooh.

The “grazing occultation” of Saturn by the Moon. RING ECLIPSE From the Lunar Picture of the Day, via the Bad Astronomy Blog, the picture is a composite from astrophotographer Peter Lawrence.

Our wonderful neighborhood

click on picture for larger image at APOD As regular readers know, I adore the Astronomy Picture of the Day site, and I have it as the homepage of my browser so I see every picture. This was yesterday’s, a… Read More ›