This meteor shower radiating from a forgotten constellation is one of the most prolific of the year but not as popular as other showers. This year the Moon is mostly out of the way so it could be a good one.
Prof. John C. Brown, OBE, Astronomer Royal for Scotland The Council and Members of the Astronomical Society of Edinburgh are saddened to learn of the death of our Honorary President Prof. John Brown, the 10th Astronomer Royal for Scotland. We [...]
Surely the Moon is boring because nothing ever changes on it? Not at all - it changes its appearance daily. The angle of Sun hitting the surface varies and casts strange and beautiful shadows across its landscape.