Category Archives: Astronomy

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…

Philippine Weather Forecast: Rainy Ash Wednesday

Two weather systems will cause rainy conditions in several provinces in Luzon. Amihan is currently affecting Northern and Central Luzon, while the Tail End of a Cold Front has extended…

5 things you should know when the moon is full

    Because we are now experiencing the first full moon of the year, here are some interesting lunar facts:   1. It will take 29.5 days, the equivalent of…

5 planets visible on January 20

    For the first time in a decade, five of the twelve planets in our solar system will align in a diagonal row before dawn of January 20 ,…

Do you want to see the rare moment of a Full Moon on a cold Christmas night?

  ‘Tis the season to be merry as we are lucky enough to see the rare Christmas Full Moon tonight at 7:11 PM according to PAGASA. The last recorded Christmas…

Ursid Meteor Shower tonight!

    Meteor showers usually get their names from the constellation where their radiant point lies, and for the Ursids Meteor Shower, its point can be seen at the Ursa…

Winter Solstice Starts Today

When: On December 22 at 4:48 UTC, the December Solstice or Winter Solstice marks the shortest day and longest night of the year. Why it’s important: It also heralds the…

Dashing Through the Sky This December

Aside from preparing your Christmas presents and gearing up for get-togethers, another exciting thing to do this December is to watch the skies—not to wait for Santa and his reindeer,…

NASA: Astronauts for Hire

Have you ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut? This might be the time to make your celestial dreams come true. In a press statement last Wednesday, the National Aeronautics and…