Just Look Up

Carol A. Hand

It’s easy to lose perspective during these chaotic times. Watching the moon last night, I realized how little I knew about some of the most important things about the earth, moon and sun. I wasn’t able to see their interrelationship in my mind, so I went searching and decided to share some of the things I discovered.

Physical Science 9.2a – The Earth Moon Sun System, by Derek Owens

In 2013, motion and orbit of the Moon and the Sun and the Earth (astronomy teaching materials), by AstroSimulator

Arrow Of Time – Milky Way Time Lapse Collection, by Harles99

Sometimes it’s humbling to realize that although it may seem like we’re standing still, we’re actually standing on a spinning globe with little between us and a vast and wondrous universe…

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About Carol A. Hand

What matters are not the titles I’ve held or university degrees I earned or the size of a house or bank account. It’s really what I’ve learned from ordinary people like me whom I’ve met along the way. They taught me to live with gratitude and give thanks for each new day.
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10 Responses to Just Look Up

  1. smilecalm says:

    it’s amazing
    that even in this
    relative smallness
    i can feel so much
    happiness,
    at times 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Rajagopal says:

    Looking up offers realization of the vast unknown. There is so much to know and human life is merely a blip on the cosmic timescale.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Amazing to peek out upon the vastness of the universe see our own little spaceship making its rounds.

    Liked by 1 person

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