Halloween is our Planetary Pals favorite time to carve out Jack-O-Lanterns and host a party for their other Celestial Buddies. Today, our pals were wondering where the term Blood Moon came from? From time to time our moon wonders if this makes him special.
Today is World Teacher’s Day! Thank you to the amazing teachers all over the world that are making a difference in their students’ lives. Did you know our Celestial Buddies website is a great source of information that can help you as a teacher, parent or student? Our Playful Planetary Pals each have a tab for Fun Facts and Planet Facts!
Today Celestial Buddies are happily orbiting into the first day of fall! The buddies love to fall into autumn. This season brings leaves changing color, a chill in the air and lots of fun fall festivities!
Did you know Earth is considered the sister planet to Venus? Venus and Earth are near each other with them being the second and third planet in our solar system. Earth and Venus are similar in planet size! Venus is a little smaller than Earth with it having a 7,520 miles of circumference and Earth has a circumference of 7,926 miles.
On September 1, 2016 a solar eclipse can be seen in Madagascar! There are three different types of solar eclipses: total solar eclipse, the partial solar eclipse, and the annular solar eclipse. The annular solar eclipse will be making an appearance this year a form of a ring of fire in the sky.