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New Moon allows Geminids to shine

The Geminids promise to give a great show this year as the prolific meteor shower peaks during a new Moon.

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Getting ready for the Perseid Meteor Shower

Here are some observation and photographing tips for the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor showers of the year.

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Comet NEOWISE dims to binocular object

Comet NEOWISE is headed on its way out of our Solar System, fading from our skies.

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Comet NEOWISE climbs higher in evening sky

Comet NEOWISE’s trajectory will bring it closest to the Earth July 22.

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Comet NEOWISE takes evening shift

The long-awaited bright comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE will become visible after sunset this week, adding to its breathtaking morning shows.

What are the Eta Aquariids?

Learn about where the meteor shower comes from, where it is located in the sky and how best to observe the annual April-May event.

Exploring the Night Sky: Eta Aquariid meteor shower

While it’s a better meteor shower for Southern Hemisphere observers, the Eta Aquariids might reward Northern Hemisphere early risers with its fast-moving meteors as May begins.

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Year of the Planets bonus event: A spring binocular comet in the Dipper

Alan Dyer Bonus Event: Comet PanSTARRS C/2017 T2 will be visible through binoculars in late May and early June.

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Enjoy the Geminids

Don’t let chilly weather keep you from watching one of the year’s best meteor showers.

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