Astronomy

Free Eclipse Viewing In Battle Creek
As the solar eclipse approaches Monday, the public is being warned of the dangers of looking at the sun, during the eclipse, without the proper protection. The retina of the eye can be burned, damaging eyesight. It’s also a good idea to keep your pets inside, so that they aren&CloseC…
Northern Lights May Appear Tonight
A huge Earth sized sunspot exploded Friday, as it faced the Earth, sending a blast of protons towards our way. As a result, the northern lights may be visible late Sunday night to early Monday morning. The Great Lakes Aurora Hunters predict that the main plasma cloud can be expected approximate…
Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95
Former Astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn has died at the age of 95.
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Life and times of John Glenn
The war hero was the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth and one of the most successful politicians on Capitol Hill
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Glenn became a …
Moon Rock Comes To West Michigan
A moon rock from the 1971 Apollo 15 lunar mission is coming to a western Michigan museum.
According to the Associated Press, the rock will be displayed starting Monday at Calvin College's Bruce Dice Mineralogical Museum in Grand Rapids...
The Harvest Moon of 2016 Approaches
Fall is officially here in just a few days, but the signs of its arrival have already begun to appear.
The constellation Orion can be seen rising in the eastern skies, just before dawn, and the Harvest Moon is set to appear on Saturday, September 16th...
Mystery Object Approaches Earth
A mysterious object is approaching Earth and is due to impact the planet on November 13th, 2015, just off the coast of Sri Lanka.
According to Wikipedia, this object was first discovered February 18th, 2013 by the Catalina Sky Survey, and then lost, then rediscovered, then lost again and rediscovered…
The Planets Blaze Forth
If you are an early riser Monday morning or perhaps driving to work at the break of day, you may wonder what those two bright “stars” are in the eastern sky.
First of all, they aren’t stars. They are the planets Venus and Jupiter, the two brightest planets …