If you’re not interested in football, let’s watch the skies this weekend instead!
February 1, 2003: Sixteen years ago today was the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.
Here are five things to talk about and look for during 100 Hours Of Astronomy:
1. The Moon
3. The Winter Hexagon
5. The Big Dipper / Plough & Polaris
It’s never a bad time to make up your own star patterns!
There are 5 eclipses in 2019:
1. Jan 5-6: Partial solar
2. Jan 20-21: Total lunar
3. July 2: Total solar
4. July 16-17: Partial lunar
5. Dec 26: Annular solar
If you need a hand finding your way to seeing the Geminids, which peak on December 13, have a look here.
Happy Thanksgiving! Maybe spend a little time watching the stars of Orion rise into the night!