Although not part of the Brigade in World War II, the history of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment is significant to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, comprising half of its current fighting strength.
The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment was formed in 1941 at Ft Bragg.
In the Southern Hemisphere, it is summer solstice and the longest day of the year. The Full Moon on January 2, 2018 coincides with the Moon's closest approach to Earth; also called perigee. A Supermoon looks around 12 to 14% larger than its counterpart, the Micromoon. This is because it is the 2nd Full Moon in the same month.
And then, with just a little bit of imagination and math you can do what explorers, adventurers, and astronomers have been doing for centuries – tell time using the stars!
Moon phases: Lunar calendar The total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, has been nicknamed the Great American Eclipse as it will be visible in a path spanning all across the United States from the East Coast to the West Coast.
The shooting stars of the Geminids will peak between the evening of December 13 and early morning hours of December 14, 2017.The celestial poles are imaginary lines that trace the Earth’s rotation axis in space.The Earth has 2 celestial poles – the Northern Celestial Pole and the Southern Celestial Pole.Available on the Chrome Web Store Planetarium requires Adobe Flash Player.
While we are preparing for the total solar eclipse in North America on August 21, 2017, there are plenty of other astronomical events to look forward to.
In addition, the Earth’s daily rotation around its axis makes it seem like that the stars close to the celestial poles revolve around the pole once each day.