Go stargazing in April 2014 and you’ll be rewarded with sensational sights of the cosmos, a partial glimpse of a total lunar eclipse and so on. Continue reading
A little bit slow this month getting a post about stargazing this May from Glasgow and the sunrise and moon phases information up, but better late than never!
Although it’s now officially Spring there’s still a wintry air about the UK so wrap up extra warm if you’re heading out stargazing this April!
March skygazing will delight, captivate and on clear nights deliver great views of constellations and planets. The Sun continues to rise earlier each morning and set later each evening (albeit there’s a stutter when the clocks ‘spring’ forward overnight on the 30th into the 31st).
When it comes to constellations, only one other occupies a larger area of our field of vision in the sky than that of the virgin goddess, Virgo (and that’s Hydra – the water snake). Let’s take a closer look then at this patch of our sky and unearth what it has to discover.
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…
Here are the Moon phases in the Northern hemisphere for May 2011 and other interesting things of note in the sky.
Here are the Moon phases in the Northern hemisphere for March 2011 and other interesting things of note in the sky.