2024, 07 July

Solar Photography

Solar Photography

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive The aurora superstorm in May has captured my attention—not just the beauty of the aurora, but the beauty of the sun from which the storm originated. There...

Favorite Focus, July 2024

Favorite Focus, July 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Photo © Joy Penner. West Texas storm. Photos © Anna Schmitt. Northern lights. Photo © Robert Frazer. Gray squirrel. Photo © Nathan Leinbach. Barred Owl....

End of the Trail, July 2024: Northern Lights

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Northern lights. Photo © Shawn Martin. Northern lights. Photo © Shawn Martin. On May 11, 2024, our family gathered outdoors as the sun disappeared out of...

In Our Skies, July 2024

In Our Skies, July 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive July 2 and 26 Pleiades will be very close to the Moon—less than .5°. July 22 Mercury will be at its greatest elongation east of the sun, meaning it will...

Auroras!

Auroras!

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive The "Superstorm", May 10, 2024 Aurora borealis in Georgia on May 10, 2024. Photo © Morris Yoder. Hundreds of millions of people gawked at the night sky...

Caption This Fawn

Caption This Fawn

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive “Mama said to take the time to smell the roses. Is this a rose?” Photo © Mark McDonald. We invite you to submit your caption for this photograph. The...

Bog Slog, Part 2

Bog Slog, Part 2

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Ah, yes, we were on a bog slog! You may recall we were headed out of the bog and back to solid, dry ground. Of course, the Gulper was threateningly...

You Can Draw a Luna Moth

You Can Draw a Luna Moth

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Outside on a warm summer night in eastern United States, a large light green moth flutters softly past you in the moonlight. You have just encountered the...