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Venus and the Pleiades – See the Spectacle!

If you've ever been impressed by the brilliance of Venus or the pulchritude of the Pleiades,  you won't want to miss what's…

8 years ago

How to Photograph Tonight’s Spectacular Triple-Play Conjunction

Tonight the thin, 2-day-old crescent Moon will join Venus and Mars in the western sky at dusk for one of…

8 years ago

See a Rare Comet-Moon Conjunction Tonight

I want to alert you to a rather unusual event occurring this evening. Many of you already know about the triple…

8 years ago

Half-Moon Makes Dramatic Pass at Uranus Tonight

Sunlight. Moonlight. Starlight. I saw all three for the first time in weeks yesterday. Filled with photons, I feel lighter today,…

8 years ago

A Spectacular Dawn Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter Set For August 18th

“What are those two bright stars in the morning sky?” About once a year we can be assured that we’ll…

8 years ago

How Far is Mars from Earth?

This article was originally published on Aug 10, 2012. We've updated it and added this cool new video! Sending spacecraft…

9 years ago

See Venus and the Moon Together in the Sky on September 8

Sky watchers worldwide are in for a treat Sunday evening September 8, 2013 as the waxing crescent Moon passes near…

9 years ago

Conjunctions to Watch For in July

The planets are slowly returning into view this month, bashfully peeking out from behind the Sun in the dawn &…

9 years ago

Rare Spectacular Triple Planet Conjunction Wows World! – Astrophoto Gallery

Triple planets (Venus/Jupiter/Mercury) conjunction over Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy, France on May 26. Credit: Thierry Legault -www.astrophoto.fr Update: See expanded Conjunction astrophoto…

10 years ago

Bright Planetary Conjunctions Liven Up This Week’s Evening Sky

Planning a barbecue this weekend? You may want to top it off with a look at three bright planets shuttling…

10 years ago