Pluto’s 2014 opposition comes just one year before the New Horizons spacecraft will encounter this distance world and its moons.
It’s that beautiful time of year again in the N. Hemisphere, when the June solstice – your signal to celebrate summer – is upon us.
Blue Moon can be second of two full moons in a month. Or it can be third of four full moons in a season. Next Blue Moon is the second full moon of July, 2015.
The brightness of Mars in our sky depends on where our two planets are in orbit around the sun.
The Summer Triangle consists of three bright stars in three constellations – Deneb in Cygnus the Swan, Vega in Lyra the Harp, and Altair in Aquila the Eagle.
Eta Aquarids best before dawn May 5, 6, and 7. Good for both the northern tropics and Southern Hemisphere. How to watch, history, radiant point, here.
Best time to see Saturn in 2014 is here! Instructions for finding this beautiful golden planet … here.
Check out these photos and video of the April 29 partial solar eclipse.
The next total solar eclipse visible from the mainland U.S. will be on August 21, 2017.
In 2014, Lyrid meteor shower peaks on Earth Day morning, April 22. Bright moon interferes, but the Lyrids are bright, too, and can withstand some moonlight.