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What is a Solar Eclipse?

Everyone is talking about the upcoming solar eclipse – us included! On August 21st, 2017, we will be able to witness a rare total solar eclipse. The path of this eclipse will pass directly through St. Louis, so you know the Moonrise Hotel will be celebrating! As we prepare for the exciting sights, we wondered Read More…

How Many Moons in Our Solar System?

Sure, you probably know plenty about Earth’s moon. You probably know that Neil Armstrong landed on the moon in 1969. You probably even know that the gravitational pull of the moon affects the waves in the ocean. But, did you know that there are over a hundred moons in our solar system? Some planets have Read More…