Friday, January 1, 2010

Reasons to keep eyes on the skies: Lunar eclipse, meteor showers, Jupiter closeup are in the lineup

"It's been nearly two years since Marylanders had their last opportunity to watch a total eclipse of the moon from start to finish. But at the end of 2010, they'll finally get another chance.

The stargazers' calendar for 2010 shows the lunar eclipse on Dec. 21 - when the moon slides through the Earth's shadow - will be total from 2:40 a.m. until almost 4 a.m."

Click here for more on what's in store in 2010 in space.

Reflections for New Year's Day

"What better way to start the new year than by reflecting on God's amazing grace? And that's just what one hymn writer did in 1773. We've been singing about it ever since."

To read the rest of Chuck Colson's commentary, click here.