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Capricorn December 21 5:23 PM

Capricorn (♑)  is the tenth astrological sign in the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Capricornus. It spans the 270–300th degree of the zodiac, corresponding to celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, the sun transits this area from December 22 … Continue reading

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Cancer Jun 21 6:08 AM

Cancer (♋) is the fourth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Cancer. It spans 90° and 120° celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area between approximately June 21 and July 23, and under the sidereal zodiac, the Sun transits this area between … Continue reading

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The Stars in Their Courses

I’ve always loved the night sky. It’s a shame most people don’t know what it really looks like. Of all the kinds of pollution you hear about, light pollution is rarely mentioned. Although the main sufferers are astronomers, light pollution … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse

The new moon and a solar eclipse occur on September 1st. Unfortunately for those who might want to experience it elsewhere, it will only be visible in central Africa and a strip of both the Indian and Atlantic oceans. I … Continue reading

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