Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Favorite Star Patterns

How to see the Great Square of Pegasus

It’s easy! The Great Square of Pegasus consists of 4 stars of nearly equal brightness in a large square pattern. Once you find it, you can star-hop to other well-known sights in the sky.

Find the Summer Triangle

It’s not officially summer yet on the northern half of Earth, but our skies are beginning to look like summer. On these June evenings, find the large pattern of the Summer Triangle ascending in the east.

Northerners’ guide to Southern Cross

The Southern Cross climbs highest – due south – in the evening around now. Latitudes like Hawaii can see it. It’s possible to see from latitudes like the far-southern contiguous U.S., but difficult.