A third quarter Moon, greatest elongations for inner planets and rising Messier objects — check out what you can see in This Week’s Sky.
Look for the full Hunter’s Moon and the Orionids meteor shower this week.
Watch as the Moon passes gas giant planets and Venus meets Antares in the night sky this week.
Look for deep-sky objects in dark skies this week with new Moon on Wednesday.
Look for the old crescent Moon in Leo, and the zodiacal light in the pre-dawn sky.
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.