Like planets, constellations can come and go.
The night sky had it all this month. January’s lunar luck didn’t run out; in fact, it continues though the very last day of the month.


It is always easier to blame aliens. Aliens have been used as scapegoats for everything from crop circles to missing persons.

On Monday a total solar eclipse will cover a wide strip of the country in darkness. While the Vineyard is a long way from the path of totality, Islanders can witness a partial eclipse.

Martha’s Vineyard will experience a partial solar eclipse Monday. The first order of business is safety.

A total solar eclipse will be visible across the continental United States on August 21, 2017.