In the sky

Leonid Meteor
Friday, November 17, 2017

The Leonids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel–Tuttle. The Leonids get their name from the location of their radiant in the constellation Leo: the meteors appear to radiate from that point in the sky.

2012 Geminid Meteor Shower, by Bill Longo, RASC Member
Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Geminids are a meteor shower caused by the object 3200 Phaethon, which is thought to be a Palladian asteroid with a "rock comet" orbit.

Earth at Night (NASA)
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Friday, September 22, 2017

The earth's axis is perpendicular to its orbit with the North pole tipping away form the sun. In other words, the season is changing to Fall.

Annular Eclipse 2012 by Jim Chung, RASC Member
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Annular Eclipse in parts of Africa and South America.


Monday, January 4, 2016
Meteor Shower
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Total solar eclipse
Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 1:00am
Day and night are equally long
Thursday, April 7, 2016

Moonless night allowing to see deep sky objects

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 1:00am
Annular solar eclipse