Skywatching

Most light pollution isn’t coming from streetlights

Light pollution is the arch nemesis of astronomy, spoiling both the enjoyment of the night sky and the professional study…

2 weeks ago

Top Astronomy Events For 2019

You might've heard the news. We wrote a book this past year: The Universe Today's Ultimate Guide to Observing the…

2 years ago

Get Ready for the 2018 Geminid Meteors

When it comes to meteor showers, the calendar year always seems to save the best for last. We're referring to…

2 years ago

On the Astronomy Trail in Nebraska

Most of us think of distant sites such as Death Valley, the Kalahari Desert or the Canary Islands when it…

2 years ago

A 2018 Outburst From the December Andromedids?

A relatively obscure meteor shower may put on a surprise performance in early December 2018. Chances are, you've never heard…

2 years ago

SpaceX to Launch 64 Satellites, Including Orbital Reflector

A unique smallsat mission promises to be the latest satellite “brighter than a Full Moon!” in the sky... or not.…

2 years ago

Catching Asteroid 3 Juno at Its Best

Not all oppositions are created equal. This week's target offers a good case in point, as asteroid 3 Juno reaches…

2 years ago

Comet 46P Wirtanen Rounds Out 2018

One. More. Comet. Though the next great 'Comet of the Century' has yet to make its appearance in 2018, we've…

2 years ago

2018 Prospects for Obscure Comet 38P Stephan-Oterma

Ready for one more? While all eyes are still following Comet 21/P Giacobini-Zinner as it glides through northern hemisphere skies,…

2 years ago

Heralding the 2018 Harvest Moon

Following the Moon lately? The up and coming Full Moon is the most famous of them all, as we approach…

2 years ago