Ecliptic

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Name: Ecliptic
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Waning moon above two brightest planets at dawn August 22

Get up an hour or more before sunrise on August 22 to see the wonderful celestial attraction in the eastern sky. Look for the three brightest heavenly bodies of nighttime – the moon, Venus and Jupiter – to beautify the morning dawn. Look first for the ... [Published EarthSky - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping our stars, and planets, in a row

I enjoy receiving questions from readers. One, it lets me know there are people who are actually reading this column; and two, there are people who have had their curiosity piqued. Such is the case this week.This particular reader asks, "I have noticed ... [Published McCook Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ecliptic releases Dutch collaboration porter Tuesday

N. Cook St.; Kuiper Porter is a collaboration between Ecliptic's John Harris and Steve Gammage, brewmaster of Breweri j Rodenberg, who makes Bronckhorster beers in the Netherlands. Steve was over for the Oregon Brewers Festival and spent two days working ... [Published Oregonian - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

A weekend of great little festivals: Beer events for the week of Aug.15 - 21

FoystonFoto Ecliptic Canopus IWAWhen John Harris needed some Simcoe hops to dry-hop his new Ecliptic seasonal, Canopus India-style Wheat Ale, he couldn't find any for sale until he called brewer friends at Widmer Brothers Brewing, who gladly sold him ... [Published Oregonian - Aug 15 2014]
Entities: Canopus, Ecliptic, Wheat, malt
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Thursday, now known as Beersday...

Gigantic's Van Havig and Soren Erickson of 8 Wired Brewing in New Zealand on the recent brew day when they made a rye Extra Special Bitter called PDXNZESB --- which you can taste tonight at Belmont Station...Charlie Devereux Thursday? Beersday!We've got ... [Published Oregonian - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Pelican Nebula release Thursday: John Harris' first collaboration with Pelican Brewing

A beer named after this ---and brewed by John Harris and the Pelican crew --- has got to be good! and it's my favorite style: a hoppy amber beer that goes by at least a couple of names, as you'll see from the scholarly discursion in parentheses below... ... [Published Oregonian - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Kepler Mission Manager Update: K2 collecting data

The K2 mission[1], the two-wheel operation mode of the Kepler spacecraft conducting observations in the ecliptic, officially began collecting data on May 30. The spacecraft performance has been terrific, and it has remained in fine point throughout the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Aries the Golden Ram

Aries is one of the oldest constellations, and has represented a ram to different cultures for over three thousand years. It's an interesting constellation mythologically, and it was once significant as the location of the spring equinox. However if you're ... [Published BellaOnline - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Moon Photobomb Saturn Live Online in Australia Occultation

The Moon is set to photobomb Saturn in an eclipse.(Nasa)The moon is set to photobomb Saturn in an occultation event being broadcast live from Australia.The 'interactive observatory' of Slooh telescopes will be used to live stream the event, when the moon ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

The August sky for 2014

As August dawns on us, the nights are finally starting to get longer again in a noticeable manner. As we approach another equinox, the loss of daylight (and thus the gain of dark) will accelerate once again. During the course of the month, we will lose ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

MUHAMMAD: Islamic 'Sun' Rising in the West — Among Us a 'Son' is Risen

There is much conjecture, particularly in Islamic circles – based on Hadith (purported sayings of Islam’s Holy Prophet Muhammad [Peace Be upon Him]) – that humans will know that the Judgment Day is approaching when “The Sun will rise in the West.”There ... [Published Washington Informer - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 2 reports

Brightest stars showing this month

“Stargazers will be having a nice time watching the night sky with the famous Summer Triangle of the stars Vega, Deneb and Altair,” Pagasa said.The month of June will also feature another astronomical phenomenon known as the summer solstice.“Philippine ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 07 2014]

Quotes

This particular reader asks, "I have noticed that the moon repeatedly passes near several stars and the planets, why is this?"
"There will be others that take place when the Moon's not in the sky in Australia, but someone, somewhere else gets to see it."
"As it gets closer, it will obviously be able to see the comet in much more detail, and it could just be a bit of rubble held together by ice."
"This is very cheap for a spacecraft," Stetson said. "Anything in the single digit of millions is very cheap."

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Born between November 29 and December 18? Here’... [Published EarthSky - 12 hours ago]
Waning moon above two brightest planets at dawn... [Published EarthSky - Aug 21 2014]
Keeping our stars, and planets, in a row [Published McCook Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
Venus and Jupiter, Together [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
Ecliptic releases Dutch collaboration porter Tu... [Published Oregonian - Aug 18 2014]
A weekend of great little festivals: Beer event... [Published Oregonian - Aug 15 2014]
Thursday, now known as Beersday... [Published Oregonian - Aug 14 2014]
Is astrology science or pseudoscience? [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 13 2014]
Pelican Nebula release Thursday: John Harris' f... [Published Oregonian - Aug 12 2014]
Rosetta Spacecraft Encounter With Comet Not Fi... [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 11 2014]
Vancouver Brewfest - friendly local brews [Published Examiner.com - Aug 09 2014]
Kepler Mission Manager Update: K2 collecting data [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 09 2014]
Kepler Mission Manager Update: K2 collecting data [Published SpaceRef - Aug 08 2014]
Aries the Golden Ram [Published BellaOnline - Aug 07 2014]
Watch Moon Photobomb Saturn Live Online in Aust... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 04 2014]
Cartes du Ciel 3.10.2854 / 3.11-svn2970 Beta (GPL) [Published Softpedia - Aug 04 2014]
Moon closer to Mars, moving toward Saturn, on A... [Published EarthSky - Aug 02 2014]
Moon, Mars and star Spica after sunset August 1 [Published EarthSky - Aug 01 2014]
Dynamic Properties of the Alkaline Vesicle Popu... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 31 2014]
The August sky for 2014 [Published Examiner.com - Jul 31 2014]
Kiwi help in historic space hook-up [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 31 2014]
MUHAMMAD: Islamic 'Sun' Rising in the West — Am... [Published Washington Informer - Jul 31 2014]
Planetary Society hopes tiny satellite sets sai... [Published Macon Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
Having Fun with the Equation of Time [Published Universe Today - Jul 25 2014]
Planetary Society hopes tiny satellite sets sai... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 25 2014]
Importance of Horoscopes and Astrological Predi... [Published Scoop Asia - Jul 21 2014]
Ekal Foundation raising record $5 million for 2014 [Published IndiaPost - Jul 17 2014]
This Day in History (26-4-1393) [Published IRIB World Service - Jul 17 2014]
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation Raising Record $5M fo... [Published India-West - Jul 15 2014]
Dates of lunar and solar eclipses in 2014 and 2014 [Published EarthSky - Jul 10 2014]
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Born between November 29 and December 18? Here’... [Published EarthSky - 12 hours ago]
Born somewhere between November 29 and December 18? If so, chances are the sun passes in front of the constellation Ophiuchus the Serpent Bearer on your birthday. Now I can almost hear someone saying: Wait a minute! There’s no Ophiuchus on the horoscope ...
Waning moon above two brightest planets at dawn... [Published EarthSky - Aug 21 2014]
Get up an hour or more before sunrise on August 22 to see the wonderful celestial attraction in the eastern sky. Look for the three brightest heavenly bodies of nighttime – the moon, Venus and Jupiter – to beautify the morning dawn. Look first for the ...
Moon closer to Mars, moving toward Saturn, on A... [Published EarthSky - Aug 02 2014]
Watch for meteors! Between midnight and dawn will be best. Let the moon guide you to two planets and a bright star as darkness falls on Saturday, August 2, 2014. The planets Mars and Saturn, plus the star Spica, should be visible, in spite of the ...
Moon, Mars and star Spica after sunset August 1 [Published EarthSky - Aug 01 2014]
The rather wide waxing crescent moon and the red planet Mars light up the constellation Virgo after sunset on August 1, 2014. What’s more, you can see the brightest star in the constellation Virgo – Spica – sparkling in between the moon and Mars ...
Dates of lunar and solar eclipses in 2014 and 2014 [Published EarthSky - Jul 10 2014]
The next eclipse is a total eclipse of the full moon – the Northern Hemisphere’s full Hunter’s Moon – on the night of October 7-8, 2014 . In skylore, the Hunter’s Moon is sometimes called a Blood Moon, plus this eclipse is the second in a series of ...
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