Tag Archives: The moon

Supermoon: world’s skywatchers strive clear skies for uncommon seeing

Natural phenomenon, largest of its species in 68 years, will be visible after sunset on Monday wherever you are in the world The largest supermoon in 68 years has risen in Europe and Africa, and astronomers in various regions of the world are keenly observing the dazing natural phenomenon. Skygazers took to high-rise houses, observatories … Read More

Gene Cernan obituary

American astronaut who was the last human being to walk on the moon At 1.54 pm on 11 December 1972, Gene Cernan piloted Challenger, Apollo 17 s lunar excursion module, into the Taurus-Littrow valley, near the Sea of Serenity, on the surface area of the moon. In subsequent years Cernan, who has died aged 82, … Read More