Check out the astronomy picture of the day for a too-cool time-lapse animation of a complete lunation (full lunar cycle). Just last night I was marveling at the waxing-so-very-near-full Moon through binoculars, and once again had my mind blown by the fact that men have stood on its surface. It was incredibly bright last night, and it took a couple of seconds for my eyes to adjust to the point that I was able to make out the Lunar landmarks. It is raining tonight, so the full Moon is obscured, but if you have clear skies, go look at the Moon. It is good for you.

Also, have you noticed Venus burning like a laser? Last week I saw it cut through fog that obscured the lights of Downtown Minneapolis on my way to work, and it freaked me out for a minute.