1. Weather for Lodi 5-15-22

    Last week we got a taste of winter again. The low went down to 38F with highs around 63F. The weather should be back to normal ranges this week. The highs will range from the high-80s at the start of the week to the mid-70s to close out the week. https://www.kcra.com/weather. https://www.accuweather.com/en/us/lodi/95240/may-weather/331965…Read More

  2. Lunar Eclipse May 15, 2022

    There will be a total lunar eclipse on Sunday Night. A lunar eclipse is a great thing to observe over many hours. It begins at 10:28 pm EST and ends at 1:56 am EST. The total lunar eclipse starts at 11:29 pm EST. The eastern half of the United States will have the entire eclipse visible. The in-depth mechanics of a lunar eclipse are explained in the article. https://skyandtelescope.org/astronomy-n…Read More

  3. The Night Sky for the Week of 5-15-22

    Sunday night, starting at about 10:28 PM EST, there will be a lunar eclipse. The Full Moon is on Sunday. Later on May 21st, the moon will be very close to Saturn. The stars of Spring Arcturus and Spica continue to sparkle right after dark in the southeast. In the east-northeast, look for the bright star Vega. At the same time, Gemini is dominant in the west with its bright stars Pollux and Castor.…Read More

  4. The Night Sky for the Week of 5-8-22

    The week starts with a First-quarter moon on Sunday. Likewise, look for spring's brightest stars, Arcturus and Spica, in the eastern sky after dark. You should also be able to get one last view of Orion, Taurus, and Canis Major in the southwest. https://skyandtelescope.org/astronomy-news/observing-news/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-may-6-14-2/. Here is a beautiful "interstellar rose" for Mother's Day…Read More

  5. Weather for Lodi 5-8-22

    This week is forecasted to be abnormally cold. We have had below-average temperatures this spring. The day-high temperatures will start the week around 60F, with lows around 40F. Later in the week, the high should be around 70F. https://www.kcra.com/weather…Read More

  6. The Night Sky for May 2022

    May has a few good astronomical events. Between 3 AM and 5 PM, May5-6 is the annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower in the early morning. Then on May 15-16, most of North America will experience a lunar total lunar eclipse. The maximum eclipse will occur around midnight. Then the month will finish on May 29 with a Mars-Jupiter conjunction one hour before sunrise. https://www.accuweather.com/en/space-new…Read More

  7. Happy May Day 2022

    Happy May Day! May Day is an ancient European holiday, which is currently celebrated on May 1st. It is still celebrated as a public holiday in some countries. The ancient Romans called it Floralia; it celebrated the Roman goddess of flowers, Flora. The famous maypole is a part of the holiday in Germany and England. Another English May Day tradition is crowning the May Queen. https://en.wikipedia.o…Read More

  8. Weather for Lodi 5-1-22

    Happy May Day. We are in for more beautiful spring weather this week. Highs should peak in the middle of the week at around 88F. The night lows should be approximately 50 all week. https://www.kcra.com/weather…Read More

  9. The Night Sky for the Week of 5-1-22

    Happy May Day! The stars of winter are now dying in the west. About 45 minutes after dusk, look west and observe Mercury, Pleiades(to Mercury's right), Moon, and Taurus (to the left of the Moon. Note Taurus's bright star Aldebaran. Orion is tilting down with its belt still pointing to Sirius. Above Orion, look for the twins Castor and Pollux. Meanwhile, in the east, look for the bright Spring star…Read More

  10. Weather for Lodi 4-24-22

    Lodi should have warm spring weather this week. After a cooler spring Easter week with rain, we are in for a warmer spring week with temperatures around 80F in the first part of the week. At the end of the week should see temperatures around 70F. The night lows will be chilly at roughly 48F. https://www.accuweather.com/en/us/lodi/95240/april-weather/331965. https://www.kcra.com/weather.…Read More