A supermoon’s effects are imperceptible, far smaller than those encountered in other everyday situations, such as being near a mountain or even a large building.
Posts by Larry Sessions
Your chances of observing Venus in broad daylight are improving, from around June 2013 through the end of the year. July 9 and 10 are a good time to try.
Cottonwood trees in the American West are a nuisance to some and a treasure to others. They yield shade, beautiful foliage and in June, a kind of warm, fluffy “snow.”
The third star in the system, a red dwarf called Proxima Centauri, is thought to be about 4.22 light-years distant and is actually our sun’s closest neighbor.
Tonight see Saturn and Spica near the waxing gibbous moon. Spica is a double star system, and both stars are hotter and brighter than the sun.
If you’re in the U.S., you must be at about New Orleans’ latitude to glimpse it. From the southern hemisphere, Mimosa is a prominent and beloved star.
Blue Acrux shines as the brightest star in the constellation Crux the Southern Cross.
A rundown of space objects visible under the right conditions to the unaided human eye during the day.
Procyon – in Canis Minor the Lesser Dog – actually means “before the dog.” That’s because it rises into the sky shortly before the Dog Star Sirius in Canis Major.
Two stars noticeable for being bright and close together might be Castor and Pollux of the Gemini Twins constellation.