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  • Weekend astronomy viewing guide

    July 22, 2016; 4:11 PM ET

    Summer nights are the perfect time to be outdoors. Here are a few ideas for your night sky viewing this weekend. If clouds block your view, chances are you will have a cool lightning show instead!

  • Updated July Fourth Holiday weekend astronomy guide

    July 2, 2016; 4:30 PM ET

    There is a lot to see in the night sky this July Fourth holiday weekend. With the new moon soon, the Milky Way will be visible. Also, see the planets shimmer, search for the highest clouds on Earth and perhaps catch a glimpse of the aurora or a stray meteor. Sky viewing conditions are detailed for each night through Independence Day.

  • July Fourth Holiday Weekend Astronomy Guide

    July 1, 2016; 4:18 PM ET

    There is a lot to see in the night sky this July Fourth holiday weekend. See the planets shimmer, search for the highest clouds on Earth and perhaps catch a glimpse of the Aurora. Sky viewing conditions are detailed for each night through Independence Day.

  • June Bootids meteor shower

    June 24, 2016; 3:07 PM ET

    The fickle June Bootids meteor shower is only a few days away. It will peak Sunday night, but the level of activity is unknown.

  • Alex Brands science experiments

    June 7, 2016; 11:10 AM ET

    Alex Brands science experiments are a wonderful way to get children interested in science. We tried several of their kits and loved them all.

  • Possible Weekend Aurora, Phoenix Fireball

    June 2, 2016; 3:55 PM ET

    The coronal hole that triggered one of the best Aurora displays of the year during Mother's Day weekend faces earth again. Meanwhile a massive fireball was seen in the Southwest U.S. NASA says it was the brightest fireball ever seen by its ALL Sky Fireball Network.

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Astronomy Blog
The AccuWeather.com astronomy blog, by Dave Samuhel, discusses stargazing, including how weather will affect viewing conditions of astronomical phenomenon.