Tag: January

Calendar Days

Happy New Year, and a waxing crescent moon. There’s a comet near the moon, too,   in the southwest sky. It’s called Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková—or 45P for short. It’s not easy to see without binoculars or a telescope, but  it is there. You can read more about it here. The moon has its own calendar, its changing phases.... Read more »

January Moon

January Moon
Greetings, and happy new year! Welcome to January. The new moon on the winter solstice has grown fat and full, now. This is the first full moon of the new year.  It is sometimes called the Wolf Moon, or Cold Moon, and it is a vision of beauty over the winter landscape, the city at... Read more »