The Wandering Pole Star

             Tonight at about 10:00 the ancient pole star Thuban (The Subtle) lines up with the Zenith and the current pole star Polaris (the Turned Upon).             The cause of the wandering pole star is the Precession of the Equinoxes, which also causes the Zodiacal constellations to move through the Seasons in the prophetic celestial Read More …

May’s Comet Trifecta

                We have previously written about the role comets play in showing how “The heavens declare the glory of God” (Psalm 19:1) by pointing to the message of particular constellations. Usually there are one or two visible comets in a given year. Amazingly, there are three visible comments in the sky during the month of Read More …

The Heavenly Harvester

            This week the constellation Bootes (The Coming One) will be high in the Eastern sky, reaching Zenith around midnight.             Bootes is associated with the Zodiacal constellation Virgo. (The Virgin), which tells of the Promised Seed of Woman, Jesus. The other constellations associated with Virgo show a picture of Jesus as a child (Coma Read More …

Bears and Sheep

             Tonight at about 9:00 the Constellation Ursa Major, also known as the Big Dipper, will be just North of the Zenith point in the sky.             The constellation Ursa Major, meaning “Big Bear”, and its cousin Ursa Minor, meaning “Little Bear” received their current names through an ancient linguistic accident. The Greeks substituted Read More …

The Lyriad Meteor Shower

              This week on the night of April 21-22, the famous Lyriad Meteor shower will be visible a few hours before dawn.                         Meteor showers are named for their point of origin, being in this case the constellation Lyra (The Harp). However, the place where this meteor shower is coming from is also Read More …