2020 astronomy

Enter Comet S3 Erasmus: A Bright Comet For November

Comet C/2020 S3 Erasmus to end out the cometary cavalcade for 2020.

1 year ago

Tales of Two Fall Comets: 88P Howell and M3 ATLAS

Two more comets worth scouting the sky for into November 2020.

1 year ago

Comet P1 NEOWISE Makes a Brief Late October Appearance

The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) caught another intriguing object on August 2, 2020 as part of its…

1 year ago

Meteors of August: Our Guide to the 2020 Perseids

It's August and that means the Perseid meteors are inbound, starting this weekend this shower is a sure-fire bet, though…

1 year ago

Comet F3 NEOWISE May Perform in July

Watch for comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE at dusk in late July... if it survives perihelion.

1 year ago

How to See This Friday’s Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Eclipse season resumes on June 5th, with a fine penumbral lunar eclipse.

1 year ago

Following Comet Y1 ATLAS: the ‘Lost Comet’ of Spring

Got clear skies? If you’re like us, you’ve been putting the recent pandemic-induced exile to productive use, and got out…

2 years ago

Dawn Patrol: Following this Month’s ‘March of the Planets’

Are you hanging out at home this week, and looking to observe some naked eye planets? As we mentioned last…

2 years ago

War of the Worlds: Watch the Moon Occult Mars Tuesday Morning

Happen to have clear skies tomorrow morning and live in the western part of the United States? Then you may…

2 years ago

Catch Comet T2 PanSTARRS This Spring

Ready for the next great comet? First, the bad news. there is not (as of yet), a good naked eye…

2 years ago