Category Archives: Astronomy

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…

November Weather—get to know it better!

After the preparations for All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days, one must also be prepared for what November weather will bring. Here are the top 3 things you should know…

Equinox today, longer nights ahead

Aside from marking the first ber month of the year, one of the most exciting events that we look forward to this month is the Autumnal Equinox. Equinox is derived…