Category Archives: Astronomy

Ten Things You Need to Know about the Moon

“The moon is a loyal companion. It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day…

Space Exploration 101

What do you want to be when you grow up? For sure, some kids would say: to become an astronaut. In fact, we all probably dreamed of the same thing…

This week’s supermoon, the biggest since 1948

  A vey rare supermoon will appear in the skies this Monday, November 14, 2016.   The term “supermoon” coined by astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979 is a new or…

Prepare for a cosmic outburst this Weekend

  Every year on August, astronomy enthusiasts look forward to a spectacular event known as the Perseid Meteor Shower.   But 2016 is not a usual year for sky spectators….

AUGUST: Awesome or Awful?

A few weeks from entering the “ber” months, here are eight things you should know about the 8th month of the year in the aspects of weather and astronomy. 1….

Meteor Alert! Delta Aquarids Shower this week

    In case some of your wishes have yet to come true, try casting them on some shooting stars this week!   Meteors, also known as “falling stars” or…

CHASING THE COSMOS

What is the origin of the universe? This was the question that piqued my curiosity and inspired me to study the immensity of space and time. This inquisitiveness fueled my…

Of Summer Solstice and Tonight’s Strawberry Moon

Whether you’re an astronomy enthusiast or not, today’s rare events are sure to tickle your fancy! Summer Solstice Summer solstice, also known as June solstice, happens when the tilt of…

Lunar eclipse happening tonight!

Last March 9, we were able to witness a Partial Solar Eclipse, thanks to clear skies. Tonight, it’s the moon’s turn to hold its own spectacle called the Penumbral Lunar…

5 things you should know about the Solar Eclipse

    Thought it was a unique experience to witness a Total Solar Eclipse today, March 9, 2015 at 8:59 AM 10:14 AM in the Philippines, we only experienced a…