Posts tagged "winter solstice"

Gorgeous Time Lapse Video Of This Morning’s Total Lunar Eclipse

Super early this morning — I’m talking between the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. — there was a Total Lunar Elipse that could be seen anywhere (provided there was a clear sky) on the night side of Earth. Though Total Lunar Eclipses — when, according to Wikipedia, “the moon passes behind the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 21, 2010

The Winter Solstice Brings New Beginnings

The Winter Solstice in the northern hemisphere occurs this weekend, so get ready for new beginnings. The Winter Solstice marks the time in the year when the Sun is farthest away from the northern hemisphere, which causes the longest night and shortest day of the year. It was celebrated as a time of rebirth for…

By: Annika Harris / December 18, 2008