This week, the September equinox occurs, marking the beginning of autumn in the north. Also, the Moon reaches its full phase and hops past Uranus.
See the Lunar X this week as the Moon waxes past first quarter. Also, watch as it passes gas giants.
With the new Moon early this week, check out some deep-sky targets and the zodiacal light.
This week, as the Moon wanes after reaching its third quarter, check out some clusters and deep-sky objects.
Check out some bright summer constellations this week as the gibbous Moon wanes.
Jupiter reaches opposition this week, and Mercury passes Mars. Also, look for Miine Giizis — or the full “Blueberry Moon” this week.
The prolific Perseid Meteor Shower peaks this week, with the crescent Moon setting early and allowing the shooting stars to shine.
Look for star clusters as the Moon reaches its new phase. Also, Saturn reaches opposition and Jupiter
Look for Southern Delta-Aquariid meteors this week. Also, watch as Mars meets Regulus.