Tag Archives: me

Historical Astronomers

1.A.Nicholas Copernicus | February 19, 1473 – May 24, 1543Johannes Kepler | December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630Tycho Brahe | December 14, 1546 – October 24, 1601Galileo Galilei | February 15, 1564 – January 8, 1642Isaac Newton | January 4, 1643 – March 31, 1727 (year often debated sincecalendars were in change at this […] Continue reading

Posted in Universe | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Historical Astronomers

The “Ten”ets of the Universe

Our brains struggle to comprehend the magnitude of our universe. We make comparisons based on that which we can see, yet it is totally inadequate to what reality holds. For example, the average person is just under 2 meters tall. But their size of the Earth when compared to that is substantial. The mean diameter […] Continue reading

Posted in Class | Tagged , | Comments Off on The “Ten”ets of the Universe

Blog 1 – The “Great American Eclipse” Experience

Back in 2017, my school allotted class time for observing the total solar eclipse that (conveniently) passed through Nashville. Many of my classmates (including me) didn’t fully realize how significant this was until our observation. The brief two and a half minutes of totality was awe inspiring. What struck me most was the terrestrial reaction […] Continue reading

Posted in Class, Observables | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Blog 1 – The “Great American Eclipse” Experience

Hello,

I’m Andrew. I study computer science and mathematics here at Vanderbilt. I’ve been watching The Office a lot recently. Continue reading

Posted in Class | Tagged , | Comments Off on Hello,

Blog 1 – Solstices/Equinoxes

There are 2 solstices: the June and December Solstice. The June Solstice is the point on the celestial sphere where the ecliptic is farthest north of the celestial equator. Similarly, the December solstice is the point on the celestial sphere where the ecliptic is farthest south of the celestial equator. The June and December Solstice […] Continue reading

Posted in Class | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Blog 1 – Solstices/Equinoxes

Blog 0: Introducing Me

By Me

Hey everyone! Here’s a picture of me at the Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans from a road trip I took in May 2022 . Though not particularly astronomical, penguins have always been some of my favorite animals; plus this picture was mor… Continue reading

Posted in Class | Tagged , | Comments Off on Blog 0: Introducing Me

Welcome to Mo’s Astronomy Blog!

The beautiful night sky as seen from South Africa!

To find more stargazing spots in Africa, visit:

Top Stargazing Spots Africa | Find The Best Spots In Africa (pemburytours.com)
Continue reading

Posted in Class | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Welcome to Mo’s Astronomy Blog!

Pink Floyd probably didn’t study Astronomy

Although it’s one of my favorite albums, Dark Side of the Moon is not consistent with our scientific discoveries in space. There is no dark side of the moon. Continue reading

Posted in Class | Tagged , | Comments Off on Pink Floyd probably didn’t study Astronomy

Blog 0 – Introduction

I was outside with my dad and brother a couple of weeks ago and saw this moon. Thought it looked cool so I took a grubby photo with my phone. Some info on the phases of the moon.

Outstandingly High Quality Image by me
Continue reading

Posted in Class | Tagged , | Comments Off on Blog 0 – Introduction

Blog 0 post

This is my first ever headshot that was taken on Vanderbilt’s campus. You can find some cool facts about links between music and astronomy here Continue reading

Posted in Class | Tagged , | Comments Off on Blog 0 post