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12:48 am on Monday May 7, 2012

Photo of the Day: The 'Super Moon'

Image by Joseph Nienstedt 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter, the full moon cycle happened to hit at the same time as the moon's orbit was the closest to earth making for a "Super Moon". It's seen here in a pair of photos by Joseph Nienstedt...
1:29 am on Sunday March 20, 2011

Tonight's full moon will be the biggest in 20 years (update: photos)

Update March 20, photos: As you might expect, the moon drew many shutter snaps. My favorite (thus far) comes from Post and Courier photographer Alan Hawes, who did a good job capturing the size illusion by snapping the moon behind the Cooper River...
11:16 am on Saturday March 19, 2011

Tonight's full moon will be the biggest in 20 years

Stop and take an extra minute to look at tonight's full moon, because it will be the largest one you've seen in almost 20 years. It's actually called a super "perigee moon," and the last time it occurred was March 1993 (yes it's hard to believe that...
6:22 pm on Monday February 28, 2011

Face eastward in Charleston to snag a look at Space Shuttle Discovery (update: video)

Update February 28: While it's not exactly local, our view in Charleston was so poor that I think you'll forgive me. The video up top of the shuttle launch was captured by YouTube user "NeilMonday" while on flight from Orlando. Pretty amazing...
3:39 pm on Monday February 28, 2011

Face eastward in Beaufort to snag a look at Space Shuttle Discovery (update: video)

NASA/Frank Michaux Update February 28: While it's not local, our view in Beaufort was so poor that I think you'll forgive me. The video up top of the shuttle launch was captured by YouTube user "NeilMonday" while on flight from Orlando. Pretty...
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