vesta occultation

Watch the Moon Occult Vesta and Aldebaran This Weekend

The Moon occults the bright star Aldebaran on the evening of April 10th for North America, and, for a lucky…

6 years ago

Vesta Rules the February Dusk Skies

Now is the time to catch sight of the asteroid 4 Vesta, as it pairs with Uranus and several stars…

6 years ago

A Triple Occultation Bonanza: A Challenging Series of Occultations This Weekend and More

Got clear skies? This week’s equinox means the return of astronomical Fall for northern hemisphere observers and a slow but…

7 years ago

Jupiter and the Moon Have a Close Encounter in the Sky February 18, 2013

The movement of the Moon makes a fascinating study of celestial mechanics. Despite the light pollution it brings to the…

9 years ago