Skywatchers will have the chance to catch a glimpse of June's " strawberry moon " early Monday morning. For those in the Eastern time zone of the USA, the peak of the full moon will occur on June 17 at 4:30 a.m. On this day, the moon will appear smaller than it is and will be visible through a shorter arc. The moon won't be the only celestial treat on Sunday night: the planet Jupiter will "form a handsome lineup in the sky" with the moon and Saturn.
Early Native American tribes, dubbed the Midsummer Full Moon the "Full Strawberry Moon", because it arrived at the time of the year when ripe fruit was harvested. The annual event sees the Moon take on the red colour because it is shining through more atmosphere than other times of the year, due to its orbit being in a similar position to Earth's orbit around the sun.
Odd chevron markings were captured in a sand dune on the Red Planet by the space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), reports CBS News. It also seems that these shapes are not something odd on the Red Planet, and they are usually the result of flow which has been happening a lot also in the past.
Jupiter was visible in the morning sky from the first week of January just before sunrise in the constellation "Sagittarius" in which it remains nearly throughout the year. Later in the evening, Jupiter will climb higher in the sky and may give you an even better view. As for the next truly notable astronomical event in Toledo, you'll only have to wait until April 2024 for the Glass City - and much of OH - to experience near-total darkness during that solar eclipse.
He further commented saying that "moon is a part of Mars" and was trolled on the internet. This wouldn't be the first time the soft-brained president made a freaky public proclamation after listening to criticism from a Fox News talking head, but at least he didn't threaten to shut down the government this time .
Under NASA's new policy, commercial entities will have the opportunity to broaden the scope of their activities at the orbiting lab, to include manufacturing, marketing, advertising and other for-profit activities, Robyn Gatens, NASA's deputy director for the ISS program, said at the news conference.