astronomy

Sky Power Blog Post #2—The “SLANTY RAYS” are HERE again !

Normally (since early post-college days still living back east), I’d typically just suddenly notice this right around August 11 (Perseid meteor time!), but as I get older it’s “hitting” me sooner, it seems. These “slanty rays” seem to be somehow related to a long-term biorhythmic thing, where a combination of time-of-day and angle-of-sunlight registers as a rather direct perception of time-of-year.  … ( + Only • Read More »


Darkness and Light: Keeping Day-time Natural and Night-time Dark-PW063

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/ParryHeschongDarknessLight.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:51 — 74.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Email | RSS | MoreDark Skies, Starry Nights: What have we lost by lighting up the world with artificial light? What can we gain by helping the skies stay dark at night, and infusing • Read More »