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Identifying Jupiter and Mars

Last night, I was looking up at the night sky while walking to dinner. I noticed a few constellations, as well as two brighter points of light that I was pretty sure were Mars and Jupiter. Normally, I can identify them, but for some reason Mars didn’t look as red to me as it normally […] Continue reading

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Earth’s Movements 101

We’re all just stardust. Literally… — Me. The motion of the Earth can be a complex concept to wrap your mind around. Why? Because Earth isn’t only moving in one way. Let’s start with the most simple and easy-to-understand of Earth’s motions- rotation. Earth is spinning constantly on its axis. In fact, it is spinningContinue reading “Earth’s Movements 101” Continue reading

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The Earth’s movement through space resembles that of a spinning top.. Continue reading

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