astronomy

Hello! I’m Karl Hricko for the United Astronomy Clubs of NJ and the National Space Society, bringing you the September Starwatch for WNTI.ORG. Did you know that the Sphinx has an astronomic riddle? What happens when the Sun sets on the right shoulder of the Sphinx?  It marks the spring and the autumn equinoxes. It’s […]

Hello! I’m Karl Hricko of the United Astronomy Clubs of NJ and the National Space Society, bringing you the November Starwatch for WNTI.ORG. Did you know that your head is getting older than your feet? That’s because your head is farther away from the gravity of the Earth. This is a result of Einstein’s Relativity […]

Hello! I’m Karl Hricko of United Astronomy Clubs of NJ and the National Space Society, bringing you the December Starwatch for the WNTI listening area. An international mission of several probes were sent out by the European Space Agency in 1986, to investigate the mysteries of Halley’s Comet. The mission was named “Giotto”, after an […]

Hello! I’m Karl Hricko of United Astronomy Clubs of NJ and the National Space Society, bringing you the November Starwatch for WNTI.ORG. Can we save daylight? Well, our days are the result of the Earth rotating once every 24 hours. No matter what we do, the day is still 24 hours. We really can’t do […]

Hello! I’m Karl Hricko of United Astronomy Clubs of NJ and the National space Society, bringing you the August Starwatch for the WNTI listening area. As you look up at the stars, you may see patterns that form constellations, or a twinkling of stars. The ancient skywatchers saw a constant and dependable cycling of the […]

Hello! I’m Karl Hricko of the United Astronomy Clubs of NJ, and the National Space Society, bringing you the July 2018 Starwatch for WNTI.ORG. If you look up at the sky on a clear night, you’ll see a yellow supergiant star that is 5 times the size of our Sun. It takes 430 years for […]


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