|The Double Cluster of Perseus appears as two distinct groupings in this wide-angle photograph taken on the morning of August 6, 2005 from Bryce Canyon National Park in Southwestern Utah. Gary A. Becker digital image...|
|These new constellation commemoratives are a beautiful way to say you love the starry heavens. In all, over 100 stamps, cards, and evelopes related to astronomy and space exploration have been issued since 1948. Some stamps, such as the Apollo-Soyuz series of 1975, and the International Space stamps of 1992, have been issued jointly with another country.|
|The first US stamp touting an astronomical motif occurred in 1948 and featured the newly constructed 200-inch Hale telescope on Palomar Mountain, southeast of Los Angles. Gary A. Becker collection...|
|Unsorted Moon Phases: Can you put these moon phases in their correct order starting and ending with a new moon? The answer can be found at the bottom of this page. Gary A. Becker graphics...|
Here are the moon phases in their correct order: 1) new moon, 2) waxing crescent, 3) first quarter, 4) waxing gibbous, 5) full moon, 6) waning gibbous, 7) last quarter, 8) waning crescent, and finally, 9) a new moon. Gary A. Becker graphics...