Thinking of taking advantage of the dark skies now that it’s November? Great! Get out there and gaze upwards – how many of the millions of stars will you be able to see? Continue reading
October already and stargazers will be chomping at the bit to get out and view the night sky as it gets darker earlier.
It’s September and you’re no doubt itching to get out and look at the wonders of the night sky.
The annual Perseids meteor shower helps make August a fabulous month for skygazing!
July is a great time of year to watch the sky in the northern hemisphere. In this post, you can find out about the lunar phases, the planets, stars and some of the other things of interest in the sky this month.
Get ready for the astronomy highlight of the year and a rare, almost once-in-a-lifetime event – the transit of Venus is a must-witness skywatching experience.
The month of May brings with it increasingly longer hours of daylight which does make stargazing more tricky and for the real night owls amongst us who are prepared to stay up into the wee small hours; but there’s always something in the sky to more than justify the effort to look up regularly.
Get outdoors this month on a clear night and you’ll see Saturn, the Lyrids and stars aplenty including those that make up the constellation of Virgo…
This March gives sky watchers lot’s to look for including the planetary conjunction of Jupiter and Venus.
2012 is a leap year which means an extra day’s stargazing in February!