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  • Look up! First 'supermoon' of the summer rises Saturday night

    Look up! First 'supermoon' of the summer rises Saturday night
    Get ready moon gazers! There's a supermoon rising Saturday night and you don't want to miss it. This supermoon is especially cool because it is the first of three consecutive extra-big, extra-bright full moons. The second one will happen on Aug. 10; the...
  • 'Supermoon' 2014 returns; high tides at beaches expected

     'Supermoon' 2014 returns; high tides at beaches expected
    Summer just got brighter as the so-called  "supermoon" is expected to light up the Earth early Saturday. With it, the National Weather Service issued a warning to coastal areas of Southern California. "High astronomical tides will occur this evening...
  • 'Supermoon' bringing more high tides to Southland beaches

    'Supermoon' bringing more high tides to Southland beaches
    This weekend's "supermoon" is having people looking to the skies, but weather experts warn the big moon is also bringing high tides to local beaches. The  National Weather Service said high tides of up to 7 feet can be expected at some Southern...
  • A Month in a Minute: August 2014

    A Month in a Minute: August 2014
    A pig strolling in downtown Orlando. An eagle learning to hunt. A bear on a ‘Critter Cam’. In August, Central Florida was like a zoo, and the Orlando Sentinel video team captured it all and more. And at the end of the month, we highlight...
  • Adler hosts meteor shower viewing in Wheaton

    Adler hosts meteor shower viewing in Wheaton
    Proposed: The best kind of outdoor shower is a meteor shower. And to let you test that proposition, Chicago’s Adler Planetarium is hosting its annual viewing party for the Perseid meteor shower, caused when Earth passes through the comet Swift-...
  • Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight: Tips on how to see it

    Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight: Tips on how to see it
    The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight and you don't want to miss it. The Perseid meteor shower is usually one of the most prolific meteor showers of the year, with an estimated peak of 30 to 40 meteors zooming across the sky per hour. This year,...
  • Perseids meteor shower viewing party attracts local star-gazers

    Star-gazers were in for a great show on the night of Saturday, Aug. 9, as the skies darkened and the moon rose. Besides the stunningly bright moon, which was on the verge of a "super moon," everyone who came out to Windsor Locks Public Library was not...
  • Pavane For A Dead Prince

    Maurice Ravel wrote a stunning piece of music called "Pavane for a Dead Princess." Another genius of a man played for many a princess, real or imagined, in his lifetime. Robin Williams apparently chose to die on a supermoon night. His pain was perhaps...
  • Laguna drummers try to keep mellow vibe as growth creates spiritual tug-of-war

    Laguna drummers try to keep mellow vibe as growth creates spiritual tug-of-war
    As the daytime crowds at Aliso Beach packed up and the sun started its descent into the sea Sunday evening, the beat rose. Tucked into a corner of the beach, men with leathery skin and matted dreadlocks sat alongside chic blondes in lawn chairs around...
  • Year's largest 'supermoon' rises Sunday night

    Year's largest 'supermoon' rises Sunday night
    The largest full moon of 2014 rises Sunday, brightening the night sky just as the annual Perseid meteor shower peaks. The moon is full at 2:09 p.m. Sunday, rising at 7:54 p.m. in Baltimore. It's most commonly known as the Sturgeon Moon, and also as...
  • Biggest supermoon of the summer rises this weekend

    Biggest supermoon of the summer rises this weekend
    Hey there sky watchers, it's supermoon time! This Sunday, when the full moon rises in the night sky, it will appear about 14% bigger and 30% brighter than an average full moon. That's because the moon will turn full within the same hour that it is...