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I bought in on the Kickstarter for the board game, Planetarium. It's a great game and the family loves it. But we want real planets to spin around the sun. So, I have taken it upon myself to make some. I know, shocking. Here's the game: The game came with slotted stands for upright cardboard tokens for the planetoids. But they are flat and hard to see on the board if parallel to your view. Where to start? First and quickest thought was to take a ping pong ball or four and just paint the planetoids
A tiny sliver of NASA's budget supports a wee little webpage called The Astronomy Picture Of the Day. As with all things NASA an acronym results: APOD. If you missed the eclipse, they did not: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140416.html But do click on the link for the caption, explanation, and further links --- for the sake of SCIENCE. Moving on to April 17th: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140417.html This took a day or two for someone to composite. But, again, do click on the link for the caption, explanation, and further links --- for the sake of SCIENCE. Also look fo