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QUAERITUR: Who is bishop of the Moon?

Under the recent entry about titular sees, the question arose about which bishop would have jurisdiction over the Moon. I think there are conflicting claims.  I heard once that Rome itself had jurisdiction. However, there is another claim. Sometimes it … Continue reading

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Shooting the Moon

This is simply too cool not to share. After voting for WDTPRS (which will take about 5 seconds) take a look at this. This from Astronomy Pic of the Day. About 1,300 images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft’s wide … Continue reading

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The dark of the moon

Did you see the Partial Lunar Eclipse? I saw on Spaceweather that a photographer in Australia, Geoff Sims, did, and shot some photos.  He put them together to show the outline of Earth’s shadow!

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The arrant thief, giver of memories

The summers of my youth were intense rites of watching minor league ball games with my grandfather, bare-backed horses, swimming, crackling buzzing nights with chess pieces and a short-wave radio over the sound of distant trains.  Summers were given to … Continue reading

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