The Science Shed.
Welcome to the Science Shed. The purpose of The Science Shed it to inspire others to become interested in science and technology. The topics covered in the blog will mostly be based around astronomy but will also include general science and programing.
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Early on the morning of 14th December 1972, Eugene Cernan climbed back into the Apollo 17 capsule and concluded the last EVA (spacewalk) of the Apollo program. With the 50th anniversary of this event approaching in December, Cernan still holds the record for the last human to walk on the Moon. This is all aboutContinue reading “Artemis – The Return to the Moon”
It never truly gets dark this month. For the sky to be completely dark, the Sun must get at least 18 degrees below the horizon and this never happens in June from Ireland. The summer solstice occurs this year on 21st June. The summer solstice is the longest day of the year, in terms ofContinue reading “What Can I See in the Sky in June 2022?”
This month sees the evenings grow longer which means less hours of darkness. However, as we are entering the summer, evenings are also getting warmer which makes it more comfortable to go out and enjoy the sky. This month, the highlight will be a total lunar eclipse where the Moon will go a deep redContinue reading “What to See in the Sky in May 2022?”
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