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Historical Astronomers in Context

My chosen astronomer is Nicolaus Copernicus who was born on February 19, 1473 and died on May 24, 1543. In 1512, Michelangelo finished the Sistine Chapel, which is regarded as one of the most notable interior space paintings of all time and took Michelangelo four years to complete. In 1520 the Stockholm Bloodbath saw King … Continue reading Historical Astronomers in Context Continue reading

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Awaiting the next Solar Eclipse

In August, I had the great pleasure of beginning the upcoming school year in a very profound, eye opening manner: by gazing at the Solar Eclipse that radiated over the Nashville sky. This natural occurring phenomena was not only beautiful to witness, but also, it spurred my curiosity for eclipses, moon phases, and the Solar … Continue reading Awaiting the next Solar Eclipse Continue reading

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Introductory Post

Hiking in the Smoky Mountains My name is Dan and I’m excited to learn about the Solar System. I was born in Bucharest, Romania but have been living in sunny Florida since 2006. I love the outdoors, traveling, and immersing myself in nature’s wonders. Continue reading

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