This Week’s Sky: November 2 to 8, 2020

The Moon passes the Shoe-Buckle Cluster and the Bull’s face as it wanes through the week.

This Week’s Sky: October 26 to November 1, 2020

As the Moon waxes to full just in time for Halloween, set your sights on its features and neighbours in the sky.

This Week’s Sky: October 19 to 25, 2020

After the Orionids peak before dawn October 21, look for features on the Moon as it waxes past quarter.

This Week’s Sky: October 12 to 18, 2020

The biggest highlight is Mars’ opposition October 13, but look for other events like the crescent Moon near Venus and a double shadow transit on Jupiter later in the week.

This Week’s Sky: October 5 to 11, 2020

Get ready for a great show. Before Mars reaches its opposition next week, the Red Planet will be closer to Earth Oct. 5-6 than it will be for the next 15 years.

This Week’s Sky: September 28 to October 4, 2020

Mercury reaches greatest eastern elongation, we see the full harvest Moon and as it starts waning the Moon meets Mars.

This Week’s Sky: September 21 to 27, 2020

As the autumnal equinox is marked in the Northern Hemisphere, the Moon passes near Saturn and Jupiter.

This Week’s Sky: September 14 to 20, 2020

See zodiacal light this week, visible in the dark new Moon sky. Later this week, look for Mercury near the crescent Moon.

This Week’s Sky: September 7 to 13, 2020

In This Week’s Sky, Mars starts a retrograde loop while Jupiter completes one. Neptune reaches opposition near Phi Aquarii, and a waning crescent Moon meets Venus.

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