This Week’s Sky: August 10 to 16, 2020

After the Perseids peak August 11-12, a double shadow transit on Jupiter and the crescent Moon passing close to Venus bring excitement to the weekend.

This Week’s Sky: August 3 to 9, 2020

In this week’s sky, a Full Moon that wanes and meets Mars, and Comet NEOWISE passes close to Messier 53.

This Week’s Sky: July 27 to August 2, 2020

As the Southern Delta Aquariids peak, Venus passes CE Tauri and the Moon passes Jupiter and Saturn.

This Week’s Sky: July 20 to 26, 2020

Comet NEOWISE climbs higher in evening sky, Saturn reaches opposition and Mercury reaches greatest western elongation.

This Week’s Sky: July 13 to 19, 2020

May your skies be clear to see these astronomical events. Comet NEOWISE will be visible in the evening this week, Jupiter and Pluto both reach opposition, and the crescent Moon visits Venus.

This Week’s Sky: July 6 to 12, 2020

This week was set to be relatively quiet, but Comet NEOWISE had other plans. Also look for some close astronomical passes over the weekend.

July 2020: Planets at a glance

Get ready for July’s night sky with this guide to the planets in our Solar System.

This Week’s Sky: June 29 to July 5, 2020

Look for a full Moon and a penumbral lunar eclipse while it forms a triangle with Jupiter and Saturn July 5.

Crescent Moon buzzes the Beehive Cluster
This Week’s Sky: June 22 to 28

Neptune goes retrograde and the crescent Moon passes by the Beehive Cluster in this week’s sky.

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