Tag: August 2023

ASE 2023: The Anti-Total Solar Eclipse

AS we look forward to the Great North American Eclipse of 2024, I can’t help being struck by the similarities of another solar eclipse that

What’s Up in the Sky

What’s Up in the Sky AAA Observers’ August  Guide By Tony Faddoul August’s Evening Planets: Mercury will be in Leo the Lion until 9 PM

Message from the President

Many people use common astronomy phrases without much attention to their source or meaning.  One of my favorite phrases is of course “the dog days

Our Tempestuous Sun, Part 2.

Our tempermental and stormy sun, forged from a violent birth, is an electrically charged ball of gas, called plasma, with three inner and outer layers.