moonlight

Pink Moon: What are the origins, significance of April's full moon?

It's a unique sight that goes by many names throughout cultures and is often used to coincide with the season of spring and the spring holidays of Easter, Ramadan and Passover.

18/04/2022
A super moon is pictured at the beginning of a total lunar eclipse above Rafah in southern Gaza Stri

Tiny robots made in Mexico to explore moon in scientific first

The mission is poised to launch on a United Launch Alliance Vulcan rocket and would be the first American spacecraft to land on the moon in nearly 50 years.

By REUTERS
25/02/2022

Rocket junk predicted to crash into moon may not be SpaceX’s fault

The rocket launched in 2015 remained in orbit after it disengaged from the observatory. Now, that orbit is setting it on a direct collision course with the Moon.

By JOE MARIO PEDERSEN/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS
17/02/2022

Moon Phases: How do Moon phases affect humans behavior – body and mind

The Moon has influenced aspects of human life for centuries, but here's what the science says today.

Super Flower Moon seen in the sky over Jerusalem and worldwide

The Flower Moon is the full moon in the month of May, and the Super Moon is the point in its orbit where it is closest to earth. This year they coincided.

When the moon smiles

Every evening while I am away, each of us will look up at the moon and smile

By NACHSON MEIR SPIEGELMAN
04/02/2021
A super moon is pictured at the beginning of a total lunar eclipse above Rafah in southern Gaza Stri

2020 features first global Halloween Blue Moon since WWII

In this strangest of years, it only makes sense that Halloween features the first full moon across time zones since 1944.

PEOPLE SLEEP through the annual Perseid meteor shower in the Ramon Crater last August.

Dueling meteor showers to peak on Monday night with new moon

These meteors can appear anywhere in the sky, not just in the constellation they're named after.

28/07/2019
The moon from 550 kilometers away, as taken by Beresheet, April 7th, 2019

Beresheet completes first maneuver around the moon

Over the weekend, the Israeli spacecraft took more photos of the far side of the moon from 550 km. and 2500 km. away.

EARTH, from Beresheet’s vantage point

Beresheet spacecraft releases striking photo as it heads toward moon

The Israeli-built spacecraft has completed another maneuver in preparation for entering the moon's gravitational pull.

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy