out these articles from the Classical Astronomy Archives!
Signs of the Seasons
The seasonal changes are brought about by the
annual cycle of the Sun. Learn about the solstices
and equinoxes, and how the Sun's apparent motion
through the constellations brings about the seasonal
variations in daylight and climate.
There is a rich tradition of Classical
Astronomy in western culture. There is much fact
and folklore that touches our lives in many ways.
Learn the interesting topics in Classical Astronomy
that are not generally to know in our generation
The classical planets -- Mercury, Venus, Mars,
Jupter and Saturn -- are constantly in motion in
the night sky. Sometimes these planets draw near
each other in a beautiful conjunction. Each month,
the Moon swings past the bright planets as it follows
its orbit. Stay apprised of these celestial events.