A brilliant full moon lights the winter skies this weekend. With snow on the ground, you can step outside and look across the landscape and see that...
In the earliest years of astronomy, no one had a clear understanding of the magic of the stars in the skies. Twinkling stars were untouchable, yet...
A thin crescent moon hugs close to the western sky beginning in the new week. Today the moon is in the New Moon phase, and out of sight tonight. You...
For those outdoors early Sunday morning, the crescent moon appears close to the ringed-planet Saturn. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Libra...
When the stars come out on New Year’s Eve, you can expect the gibbous moon to rise in the east at 8 p.m. The moon will dominate the sky for the rest...
Winter officially arrived this morning at 6:12 a.m. and from here on the days will grow longer. There are two more weeks of sunrises that are the...
The meteor shower Geminids peaked last night, although there may be a chance to see a few stragglers over the weekend. The Geminids are one of a...
On Tuesday morning a thin crescent moon appears low in the southeastern sky before sunrise near the bright planet Saturn. Saturn, the ringed planet,...
Three planets are in the southeastern sky before sunrise, although only for a short time. The planets are Venus, Saturn and Mercury. Mercury is the...

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