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Planets Align Before Christmas to Produce "Star of Bethlehem"-Like Phenomenon

As the year 2020 has had one unusual occurrence after another, it seems fitting that the year will end with another extremely rare event -- what astronomers say is a "triple conjunction" of planets, which will perhaps be another...

Four Amazing Astronomical Discoveries from Ancient Greece

By Gareth Dorrian and Ian Whittaker "The Histories," by Herodotus, who lived from 484 BC to 425 BC offers a remarkable window into the world as it was known to the ancient Greeks in the mid-fifth century BC. Almost as...

Jupiter’s Recently Discovered Moons Receive Ancient Greek Names

Researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science announced last year that they had found twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. This new discovery has brought the total number of moons orbiting around the planet...

''Pink Moon'' Lights Up Greece's Night Sky, Signaling the End of Winter

This year's ''pink full moon'' rose on Friday night and offered some spectacular views both in Greece and abroad. The ''pink full moon'' of 2019 coincided with Western Christianity's Good Friday and according to folk legends, it is nature's signal...

Greek Graduate Designs Homes For Europe's ''Moon Village''

Angelos Chrysovalantis Alfatzis is a Greek who, along with his colleagues, designed the premises of a future European establishment on the moon. Alfatzis' team, which is also comprised of engineers and biologists, has already been distinguished by the European Space...

Lunar Eclipse and ''Supermoon'' Visible From Greece

The total lunar eclipse occurring early Monday morning, January 21, will be clearly visible from Greece, according to astronomers. The total lunar eclipse, which will take place during the night on Sunday into early Monday morning, will coincide with January's full...

Spectacular Meteor Shower Will be Visible From Greece

The Geminids, one of the most spectacular and unusual meteor showers in terms of their origin, will reach their peak at dawn on Friday and will be visible throughout Greece. Because there was a new moon on December 7th, and the...