Astronomy, Observing, Skywatching
20 Jan , 2016 by David Dickinson
Reader images of the January 19th, 2016 occultation of the bright star Aldebaran by the waxing gibbous Moon. the event was visible across North America, the northern Atlantic, and Western Europe. Readers responded with Vines, pics, videos and more!
18 Jan , 2016 by David Dickinson
Don’t miss a fine occultation of the bright star Aldebaran by the waxing gibbous Moon on the evening of Tuesday, January 19th, visible across North America and the UK/western Europe.
28 Dec , 2015 by David Dickinson
Comets, conjunctions, eclipses and more await astronomy fans worldwide in 2016, as well as a fine opposition of Mars and a rare transit of Mercury across the face of the Sun. Get ready for astronomy 2016! Camping out under dark skies. Image credit and copyright: Michelle Nixon/MNixon Photography
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