lunar occultation

Catch a Cycle of Lunar Occultations of Antares Starting This Week

Most North America gets to see the Moon blot out Antares Thursday night.

9 months 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…

4 years ago

Lights Out: A Fine Occultation of Aldebaran Spans the Atlantic

Reader images of the January 19th, 2016 occultation of the bright star Aldebaran by the waxing gibbous Moon. the event…

8 years ago

Watch the Moon Occult Aldebaran for Europe Wednesday Night

The waxing gibbous Moon will occult the bright star Aldebaran in the constellation of Taurus the Bull this Wednesday evening…

8 years ago

Watch the Moon Occult Aldebaran This Weekend

How about that perigee Full Moon this past weekend? Thus begins ‘Supermoon season’ for 2015, as this month’s Full Moon…

9 years ago

Spectacular Views of Venus and the “Decrescent” Moon Worldwide

Did you see it? Earlier this week, we wrote about the spectacular conjunction of the planet Venus and the waning…

10 years ago

A Fine Pair of Lunar Occultations for North America This Weekend

Heads up, North American residents: our Moon is about to blot out two naked eye stars on Friday and Saturday…

11 years ago

A Challenging Series of Occultations of Spica by the Moon Coming to a Sky Near You

The first in a cycle of challenging occultations of the bright star Spica for northern hemisphere observers begins this coming…

11 years ago

Super-Moon Monday: The 3rd (& Final?) Act

“Once more into the breach, my dear friends…” Such a quip may be deemed appropriate as we endured the media…

11 years ago

Amazing Video of a Lunar Occultation

Captured on camera by astrophotographer Rafael Defavari from his location in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, this video shows the…

11 years ago