Watch for Jupiter and the waxing moon after sunset. Also learn about the constellation Cancer – one of the faintest constellations of the Zodiac.
Posts by Bruce McClure
With little or no moon to ruin the show, this is a great year for watching the Perseid meteor shower. It’ll peak on the mornings of August 11, 12 and 13.
This is the night of Saturn’s opposition, when Earth flies between the ringed planet and the sun. How to see Saturn and enjoy it as its best!
Best time to see Saturn in 2015 is here! Instructions for finding this beautiful golden planet … here.
Dazzling starlike object near the moon on May 21, 2015 is the planet Venus. Brilliant object above the moon and Venus is Jupiter.
As darkness falls on May 20, look in the sunset direction for the moon and bright planets Venus and Jupiter.
Many people around the world will have a chance to catch the young moon beneath the blazing planet Venus after sunset on May 19.
Looking for the moon? You won’t find it today because it’s lost in the sun’s glare. At new moon, the moon and sun lie on the same side of Earth in space.
The sparkling blue-white star Spica can act as your guide to the Omega Centauri cluster – a globular cluster – on these May nights.
On May evenings, the disk of our Milky Way galaxy coincides with the plane of your horizon.