Sunday, July 30, 2017

Genealogy Journey's Podcast #34 : The Moon, Stars, and Ancestors

Annual report of the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, Ithaca, N.Y

Today's podcast starts with memories of the moon landing but then looks at the sky and our ancestors. 

Ever given any thought to how your ancestors may have felt about seeing a meteor shower? It's an interesting topic for learning more about your ancestor's life.

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All our resources, for the entire program, are provided below. Thank you for your interest and may your Genealogy Journeys be safe and enjoyable.


Jean’s Moon info came from E. C. Krupp, The Moon and You, New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1993; available from Amazon (fabulous illustrations by Robin Rector Krupp (Mrs. E. C.))

Armstrong quote

Full moon dates and names 

Moon rock transport and Griffith Observatory renovation and Cosmic Connection 

Blue moon calendar 
Moon names
Full Moon Names


Chinese culture and the calendar and moon: Festival 

Chinese zodiac  

Chinese New Year 2018

Chinese calendar

Make your own Chinese calendar

Chinese astrological calendar 

Calendars of history

Blood red moon 

Norse moon legends

Meteor show

Emley story of 1833 meteor shower historical insights on 1833 meteor shower
Leonid shower

1833 Meteor Storm started Citizen Science” 

Historical Astronomer John Horrigan (lectures)

Meteor showers

Dr. E. C. Krupp, Director, Griffith Observatory 

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