With a young moon, now is the perfect time for some stargazing. The sky will be exceptionally dark over the next few nights.
In the predawn hours, look for Mars and Jupiter side-by-side. Also on this date, a discovery that changed astronomy forever.
The first of two supermoons rises on January 1st! This will be the biggest moon of 2018.
On the night of the winter solstice, a meteor shower peaks! Take a look for some meteors on the longest night of the year!
The Geminid meteor shower will peak Wednesday night with 120 meteors per hour, making it the most active meteor shower of the year. Viewing conditions will be decent across most of the country.
The moon in the sky tonight will actually be a little bigger than normal. The first supermoon of the year is tonight.
The Geminids occur in mid-December and will be the most active meteor shower of the year. Several other interesting astronomical events occur during the last month of 2017.
This is a great, easy to use telescope. It is perfect for kids and a quick fun way to look at the night sky.
Unusually clear skies are expected through the rest of the weekend and well into next week.