Look for a Full Moon this week, and check out the Little Dipper as it points sideways.
This week is all about Earth’s close neighbours — Mars meets Saturn, Venus crosses the Pleiades, the Moon buzzes by the Beehive Cluster and the major main belt asteroid Juno will reach opposition.
In recent news: interstellar clouds mapped the formation of stars, Curiosity’s epic climb, and a life-friendly environment may have been found in Mercury.
Tuesday is a big day this week — look for evening Zodiacal light, Venus at its greatest eastern elongation and Mercury at its greatest western elongation.
As people around the world isolate themselves to keep COVID-19 at bay, SkyNews is looking through the archives to help keep your mind occupied.
This week’s night skies are busy, with planetary conjunctions, lunar passes, the vernal equinox and evening zodiacal light.
A Canadian asteroid target gets wings, NASA and Europe prepare for Mars, and all that dimming drama may just be Betelgeuse blowing smoke.
This week, look for light brightening the dark night. From the Full “Worm Moon” to evening zodiacal light, here are your highlights of the week.
On Monday afternoon, the Moon will reach its full phase as a “Supermoon.” What does that even mean?
This week, the Moon waxes as it passes the Messier 35 and Messier 44, while Comet PanSTARRS passes the Heart Nebula and Venus passes Uranus.
A biweekly roundup of what’s new in space: a Canadian joins a Mars mission science team, China announces more work on solar system exploration, and tiny star packs a surprisingly big punch.
If skies are clear, point your lenses to the Moon this Sunday, March 1 around 6:52 EST — the Lunar X should be visible.
The Moon passes near Venus and Uranus at the end of the week, and the weekend wonder will be Mars passing a globular cluster.