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  • Not a Pie

    Posted by Jonathan on December 24th, 2007 (All posts by )


     
    UPDATE (12/24/2007): Check out the moon tonight. (Thanks to Jay Manifold for the heads-up.)
     

     

    7 Responses to “Not a Pie”

    1. Jay Manifold Says:

      Catch that conjunction with Mars last night? It was within half a degree of the Moon from the southern US – probably got occulted as seen from the Canadian Arctic.

    2. Carl from Chicago Says:

      How about a title? It’s 5429 :)

    3. Jay Manifold Says:

      Well, that or “Lunation 1051.”

    4. Jonathan Says:

      Jay: What?

      Carl: Here’s your title. “Lunation” was taken :)

    5. Ralf Goergens Says:

      Check out the moon tonight.

      Woof, woof, arf!

      You know, that was intended as a wolfish howl, but it seems I am too domesticated for that (and please, nobody scratch me behind the ears, that would add insult to injury).

    6. Jay Manifold Says:

      Well, then, OWOOOOO!

      (“The lunation number is the number of times the Moon has circled the Earth since January 1923, based on a series described by Ernest W. Brown in Planetary Theory, 1933.” — RASC Observer’s Handbook 2008)

    7. Jonathan Says:

      Overcast tonight. Bummer.