A brilliant fireball meteor, as bright as the moon, shot across the sky early Sunday evening. It was seen as far north as Maine and a far south as...
Tonight’s gibbous moon appears high in the eastern sky after sunset. The moon is moving through the zodiacal constellation Taurus, the bull. The moon...
Venus is so close at the moment that you might be able to see the horns, also called cusps. But in the nights ahead, Venus will appear lower in the...
Winter arrives tomorrow at 11 minutes after noon. Daylight is at a premium now. This weekend and the days ahead are the shortest of the year. But the...
The Geminid is the biggest meteor shower of the year, even bigger than the Perseid meteor shower. Skywatchers who wish to brave the cold can view the...
Tonight the crescent moon appears above the bright planet Venus. The two are in the western sky. This weekend the moon will appear to move slowly...
There is a slight chance some viewers may see Comet Ison in the early morning sky the next couple of mornings. Astronomers have been watching this...
Is it a plane? No, Just VenusWe’ve watched Venus hover over the treeline in Tisbury for weeks. This is a planet everyone can find, as long as you...
A full moon on Sunday will dominate the sky through the weekend. This is a moon that is hard to ignore. Only a December full moon rises higher in our...

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