Hey, Sky Fans! This Saturday, October 16, 2021, is International Observe the Moon night! Since 2010, NASA has been encouraging … More
Fall Astronomy Day is this weekend. If you want to learn more about it, I hope you’ll check out my new article about it at Sky & Telescope!
Hey, Sky Fans! Do you know how to find the north star? It’s really easy and is one of the … More
Jupiter’s at opposition this weekend. How about we start a 12-year-long observing project? Wait… What?
The 12-Year Project (at Sky & Telescope)!
As you’ve probably already heard, Saturn is at opposition tonight! What’s that mean?
Looking back on the last year, with Orion.
Let’s about one of my favorite things to do this time of year: taking time out of New Year’s Eve to track down the 15 brightest stars you can see in the northern hemisphere. They’re all above the horizon at some point between sunset tonight and sunrise tomorrow.
Let’s follow the Moon through a whole lunar month and see what we can see along the way. I hope you like my new article from BBC Sky at Night magazine!
Things are tough this year… Let’s spend Thanksgiving apart… together, and get some help from Orion!
Here’s the Moon’s primary phases for September 2020!
(all times UTC)
September 2: Full Moon
September 10: Last Quarter
September 17: New Moon
September 24: First Quarter