The last quarter moon rises before midnight on Sunday night.
The full moon and the bright planet Jupiter rise in the east after sunset tomorrow, Saturday.
This is the weekend to see the last of the Perseid meteor shower.
The favorite meteor shower of the year takes place next week, on Wednesday night.
The best nights of stargazing are upon us.
The stars of night and especially the Milky Way were unavailable this week. The Vineyard along with much of the country is under a high altitude...
This is a wonderful time of year to be looking up at the stars.
On Sunday night take a look towards the western sky about a half hour after sunset.
The Earth’s two closest neighboring planets, Mars and Venus, will look so close together in the nights ahead.
Late Monday night the gibbous moon appears right under the bright planet Saturn, low in the southeastern sky.
Tides will get extreme in the coming week.
Tomorrow night’s western sky will host two planets and a thin crescent moon. All three are fairly close to each and close enough to make a show.

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