Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/astronomy Interested in learning about the wonders beyond the Earth's atmosphere? The astronomy site aims to furnish you with the information you need, whether it be the mysterious properties of black holes or the origins of the universe itself. en-us Copyright 2019 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:38:49 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Astronomy @ BellaOnline http://astronomy.bellaonline.com Apollo Program Quiz http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306488.asp 2019 was the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. How many manned missions went to the Moon? Everybody knows who the first man on the Moon was but who was the last one? What was a falcon feather doing on the Moon? Try the quiz and find out. Sat, 31 Aug 2019 13:00:17 EST Octans the Octant http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306466.asp Octans was one of the southern constellations created by 18th-century French astronomer Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille. He used them to fill the gaps in the southern sky map, naming them for tools of the arts and sciences of his day. An octant was a navigation device that preceded the sextant. Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:24:25 EST Moons Super, Blue, Black, Blood http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306426.asp Social media and tabloid journalism are full of special names for the Moon and their supposed associated disasters or delights. Have you wondered what a supermoon is? Or a Blue Moon, Black Moon, or Blood Moon? Are they really rare astronomical events and portents of doom? Wed, 14 Aug 2019 05:45:00 EST