October 2013 guide to the five visible planets : South Taurid meteors fly in dark skies in early November. Gemini, rather close to the constellation's two brightest stars, Castor and Pollux. For the Northern Hemisphere, Mercury's best morning apparition of the year can
The Night Sky This Month : Now shining in the western skies at Venus becomes visible soon after sunset, about 10° high in the southwest for skywatchers at it within 1° of the star on October 14, and by October 31, Mars stands 2° south of a trio of bright . First
Understanding Astronomy Motion of the Stars : As you'll see, the answer ends up telling us only a little about the stars, but a great By now you can probably guess that stars set in the western sky, again along a Orion the Hunter is one of the brightest and most familiar constellatio
The Position of Venus in the Night Sky 2013 : Describes the 201314 evening apparition of the planet Venus, with star maps Equatorial latitudes are the first to see it, low down in the Western sky shortly after sunset. Mercury passes just under 2° South of Venus on June 20th in the
TONIGHTS SKY : See below Hubble site Tonight's Sky, highlights of this months night sky movie Venus is currently the brightest object other than the Moon in the western evening sky Uranus is well up in the sky after sunset and high overhead after 11:0
Astro Bob : Here's a planet, brightest and arguably the most beautiful in the sky, For skywatchers living at midnorthern latitudes, which includes degrees high (one fist held at arm's length) in the southwestern sky a half hour after
Astronomy Today's Guide to the Night Sky : The Solstice brings winter to the Northern Hemisphere ISON will head toward Virgo's brightest star, Spica, passing closest to it on the mornings of The comet may then be visible after sunset on the last days of November, ISON will r
Current Night Sky : But the planet never gets high above the horizon for Northern Hemisphere observers as by the end of the month, it is staying up for two hours and 20 minutes after sunset. Once the sky darkens, Neptune becomes visible low in the east. I
Best Stargazing Events of September 2013 (Sky Map Gallery : See what's up in the night sky for September 2013, including stargazing events It is visible low in the west an evening or two after New Moon.
The night sky for October 2013 : Hercules in lower to the west, with its four brightest stars making
November Night Skies over Tanzania : Evenings after sunset The planet Jupiter dominates among the bright stars in the skies this month shining Sun starts to become visible rising to its highest height of 20 degrees by 7th December. southern skies since it can hardly be enjoyed from the northern hemisphere because it is always low, close to the horizon.
Motions of the Sun and the Moon : Only on two days does it rise directly in the East and set directly in the West. If you were to turn the Sun down so that you could see the stars at the same time that about 120º east of where it started and after one year, it will have gone about 360º. to the stars by looking at the stars which were visible when the Sun set.
5 Sky Events This Week News Watch : Orion is one of the easiest star patterns to recognize, thanks to the three bright stars that After sunset on Sunday, October 6, look toward the very low southwestern horizon for a razorthin crescent moon Skywatchers in the Southern Hemisphere get a better view of the same Septem :20 pm.
Chapter 2 McGraw : the south celestial pole. If there were a bright star directly . 20. Chapter 2 Patterns in the Sky the same as the Earth rotates. Declination is measured in degrees . star in both the northern and southern hemisphere One way to see that the Sun changes its position constellation low in the southwestern sky after sunset.
APOD Search Results for Venus : 299 items Recorded on September 22nd in dark South African skies, rivers of dust seem to . Bright Venus again becomes visible just after sunset this 2013 May and will of Venus is the best one for northern hemisphere observers in 7 years. Shortly after sunset on February 20, they dominate the sky above the western
APOD Search Results for tezel : 48 items Pictured above is one such high noon emma a series of pictures always The Moon rises at the far left of the frame and Saturn is the bright star at the and a windowed skyscrs echo of the western horizon just after sunset. . the horizons visible in allsky images taken from the northern hemispheres
Sky Tonight : Star parties are open to all and there is no admission fee. It feels 20 to 30 degrees colder when you are standing under clear night skies. If the skies are clear, and you have a good view to the east southeast, you have chance to spot a Venus continues to dominate the southwestern sky just after sunset, appearing just
Starry Night Sky Events : It is visible low in the west an evening or two after New Moon. It rises around sunset and sets around sunrise, the only night in the month just south of the bright planet Venus, low in the western sky just after sunset. Observers in the southern hemisphere will see Mercury pass close to the bright star