Today (June 21) is the solstice, marking the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. In celebration, here is a video that shows the apparent path of the Sun across the sky in New York State at different times of the year. Our latitude in Chicago is similar, so a video shot here would… Read More Solstice!
Last night (December 17), the moon was full, but it was mostly cloudy here in Chicago, so you may have missed it. It’s not quite as cloudy today (December 18), so we might get the chance to see an almost full moon. Full moons are spectacular in winter, and since the solstice is this Saturday,… Read More Full Moon and Solstice