December 18, 2017

AstroEvent(s): Of Heliacal Risings and Slender Moons.

Can you see the ultra-thin crescent? (Photo by Author).

Dust off those Sothic cycle calendars again; the Dog Days of summer are upon us; yes, its time this first week of August to try that feat that the Ancient Egyptians depended on, with a sighting of the dawn heliacal rising of the bright star, Sirius. [Read more...]