ICTMN Staff
7/28/16
The slightly mysterious Delta Aquarid meteor shower is in full swing this week, peaking on July 28 and 29 for those who don’t mind getting up mega-early or staying up way past thei...
ICTMN Staff
7/7/16
A shimmering sight awaits anyone who looks westward on July 8 or 9, as the waxing crescent moon rises almost in tandem with luminous Jupiter...
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Konnie LeMay
6/27/16
During this year’s summer solstice at the site of the Jeffers Petroglyphs in southwestern Minnesota, knowledge of astronomy and geometry developed by ancient Native people thousand...
ICTMN Staff
5/28/16
You might have seen a ruddy, unblinking light in the night sky lately, more or less in the vicinity of the moon...
ICTMN Staff
5/9/16
It’s not nearly as rare as a transit of Venus, and perhaps not as captivating to the popular imagination as Mercury in retrograde, but the closest planet to our sun is at this very...
Konnie LeMay
4/2/16
Even though a sprinkling of snow fell just this Thursday in northern Minnesota, any arrows shot earlier at Wintermaker apparently have hastened his final departure from the sky...
ICTMN Staff
3/21/16
Two messengers from the stars are sweeping past Mother Earth on March 21 and 22, heralding the new spring, and Jupiter will cosy up to the moon...
Konnie LeMay
3/11/16
The elders call the stars “distant campfires,” akin to the hearths of a beloved auntie or uncle. “We have relatives around those campfires,” said Jim Rock, Sisseton Dakota...
ICTMN Staff
3/9/16
It’s super moon season again, and like last year, the first three of six are invisible to the eye, though they will influence tides...

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