The halo over the sun this past weekend was meteorological, more associated with our atmosphere than astronomical. The halo was caused by high...
The moon passes by two brilliant stars this weekend. After sunset, the first quarter moon appears high in the sky tonight, near the bright star...
A planetary lineup takes place right after sunset later this month. Three readily visible planets, Venus, Jupiter and Mercury will hug the western...
Venus has staged a comeback. The brightest planet in our night skies appears low in the southwestern sky, close to the horizon, just after sunset....
The Moon and Saturn appear as a pair low in the eastern sky after sunset tonight. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Libra. The moon is one...
The Lyrid Meteor Shower will reach its peak in the early hours of Monday morning. One can expect to see a couple of meteors if you are patient and...
The planets Venus and Mars, once the brightest planets in our night sky, have disappeared from view. They are still out there, but they are appearing...
A thin crescent moon rises early in the morning tomorrow. The moon is in the zodiacal constellation Aquarius, a constellation we normally associate...
The brilliant gibbous moon will not be alone tonight when it rises more than an hour after sunset. It appears near the bright planet Saturn. The two...

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