At 6:29 a.m. Eastern Monday, winter ended.
The moon will cover most of the sun, and the effect will be a “ring of fire.”
The total solar eclipse “will be the most photographed, the most shared, the most tweeted event in human history,” said one astronomer.
This app makes my not-so-inner nerd sing.
The lunar eclipse will begin right after moonrise. The comet makes its closest approach to Earth around 10:30 p.m. ET.
Remarkably, our planet's rotation decelerates thanks to the braking action of ocean tides, and timekeepers have to adjust for it.
Winter is officially in full swing with Wednesday's arrival of the solstice at 5:44 a.m. Eastern Time.
Normally dry coastal areas have been immersed in ocean water.
I truly believe that if everyone looked up and admired the night sky at least once a month, we'd all be a lot better off than we might feel right now.
The full moon won't be this close again until 2034.