Jupiter sets up shop next to the moon in the evening sky

Tonight, August 6, 2016, look into the western sky shortly after sunset to see the planet Jupiter to the right (west) of the moon. You’ll also have a chance to see 4 more planets: Saturn, Mars, Mercury, and Venus. Mercury and Venus will lie to the right (west) of Jupiter with Saturn and Mars to the left (east) of Jupiter. Look into the southwestern sky about 45 minutes after sunset to catch all 5 planets. Mercury and Venus will be the toughest to spot since they will be close to the horizon and will quickly slip below it after sunset.…

Sunday Science Tidbit; What is the color of the ocean?

Our very own Kelly Byrne gave me the topic for this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit. So… What color is the ocean? Blue, green, blue-green, brow…