This Week’s Sky: August 31 to September 6, 2020

This week, the Moon meets with Mars. The Red Planet will also experience a solstice and the start of its northern winter.

This Week’s Sky: August 24 to 30, 2020

This week is excellent for lunar gazing as the Moon waxes and passes Jupiter and Saturn.

This Week’s Sky: August 17 to 23, 2020

It’s a quiet week — but you can use the New Moon time to take a good look at the stars.

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.

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