In the sky

New Moon
Friday, June 23, 2017

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

New Moon
Thursday, May 25, 2017

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

New Moon
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

New Moon
Monday, March 27, 2017

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

New Moon
Sunday, February 26, 2017

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

New Moon
Friday, January 27, 2017

The moon is between us and the sun. Without the moon in the sky at night, deep sky objects are easier to observe.

2012 Quadrantid Meteor Shower by Josh Beasley
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Quadrantids (QUA) are a January meteor shower.

Meteor above ESO's VLT, Chile
Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift–Tuttle. The Perseids are so called because the point from which they appear to come, called the radiant, lies in the constellation Perseus.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Orionid meteor shower, usually shortened to the Orionids, is the most prolific meteor shower associated with Halley's Comet.

Lyrid Meteor by John Flannery
Saturday, April 22, 2017

The April Lyrids are a meteor shower lasting from April 16 to April 26 each year. The radiant of the meteor shower is located in the constellation Lyra, near this constellation's brightest star, Alpha Lyrae (proper name Vega).

Pages