Don’t let the moonlight discourage you. These meteors are bright! No matter your location, Geminid meteors will fall most abundantly after midnight on December 13 and 14.
The famous Leonid meteor shower is nearing its annual peak. Here’s all you need to know to watch the 2013 Leonid shower.
You can use the Big Dipper to find the bright star Capella in the constellation Auriga. The top two bowl stars point toward Capella. Chart here.
Comet Lovejoy has been visible with binoculars in the predawn sky, near the famous Beehive star cluster. How to spot it, plus best photos, here.
Much of the world can see at least a partial solar eclipse on Sunday, November 3. From North America’s east coast, the eclipse will be in progress at sunrise.
Yes, Halloween is an astronomical holiday.
The Hunter’s Moon is the full moon after the Harvest Moon. In 2013, it falls on the night of October 18-19 or 19-20.
October 7 and 8, 2013 present two chances for seeing Venus in daylight, because the moon appears near this planet.
Here are some simple tips for creating a link between yourself and the night sky.
The peak of the Aurigid meteor shower has passed, but you still might see meteors in early September. Expect a handful each hour in a clear, dark sky.