apogee

Stars Straying Away

Scientists with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-III (SDSS) have created a new map of the Milky Way, which provides the first clear evidence that migration of stars occurs throughout our Galaxy. The study, which determined…


A big, big, full Moon

Tonight it’s a full moon. Not only that, but the Moon is at its apogee, at the closest distance from Earth as possible. In this case we’re talking about a mere 356,000 kilometers, which might…