Author Archives: Jane Peddicord

About Jane Peddicord

Jane Ann Peddicord is an award winning author, lawyer, and space enthusiast. About her first book, NIGHT WONDERS, Laura Kraft of the W.M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii wrote, “We’ve long waited for books such as these to explain, in age-appropriate language, some of the fundamental concepts that have shaken the foundation of Physics.” Jane is represented by Rosemary Stimola of the Stimola Literary Studio and likes science, space, and springer spaniels.

Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Ten? (day 2)

Hey Space Bloggers, welcome back! Hope you’ve been surviving the hurricanes, droughts, heatwaves, and floods on planet Earth and are ready for a pleasant jaunt back to balmy Destination Ten.  Well, maybe balmy isn’t the right word. Make that frigid. … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Ten? (day 1)

Hey Space Bloggers, it’s picture clue day! Take a look at our new destination. Don’t worry about the heavy cloud cover. We’ll be able to see right through that, thanks to our friend Cassini.  But more about her later.  For … Continue reading

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Where in the Solar System is Destination Nine? And the location is…

Congratulations Bird of the Wind, Gulfstream, and Aidoboy for figuring out that Destination Nine is indeed one of the four moons of the the gas giant Jupiter discovered in 1609 by Galileo Galilei, with a warm water sea that Earth … Continue reading

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Where in the Solar System is Destination Nine? (day 4)

Hey Space Bloggers! I don’t know about you, but um, lovely as Destination Nine is, I want to get back to Earth before the summer’s over — for those North Hemispherian’s anyway. And you South Hemispherian’s don’t want to miss … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Nine? (day 3)

Hey Space Bloggers! Aidoboy has figured out what planet we are near here on our virtual visit to Destination Nine (see his comment to the last post). All you have to do now is pinpoint exactly which of that planet’s … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Nine? (day 2)

Here you are, Space Bloggers.  Another day 2 limmer-iddle! I was named for a Grecian god’s wife who, like me, surely suffered much strife. And yet hidden down deep we both carefully keep the ingredients needed for life! Hmm… That’s … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Nine? (day 1)

Hey Space Bloggers! Ready for another heart stopping lift-off? Too late. It was so smooth you missed it!  We’re there!  Take a look. Pretty cool, eh! You’re looking at a 44 by 19 mile swath of Destination Nine, one of … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? And the location is…

You guessed it, Erin Ivy. Congratulations! That destination with the icy white cap and the cozy lap for visiting rovers, two  moons whizzing across its night sky, the highest mountain and longest canyon in the solar system, and dunes the size … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? (day 4)

Hey Space Bloggers!  Before we leave Destination 8 there’s one more thing (well, two) that I’ve just got to show you. Don’t wait another second. Look down now! Not impressed? Not even if I said you’re looking down on the … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? (day 3)

Phobos: Harumph…I may be smallish for a moon, but I’m no baked potato! [Hey Space Bloggers, sounds like one of the moons took offense when D8 called him ‘potato shaped’ in last post’s limmer-iddle.  Let’s listen in.] D8: Now Phobos, … Continue reading

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