The annual Perseid meteor shower is underway this week and peaks out this coming Saturday night into Sunday morning, said WCCO Radio Meteorologist Mike Lynch.
There’s a nice conjunction of three bright stars that form a triangle in the low western sky these early evenings, best seen between 9:30 and 10 p.m. Two of the stars are actually the planets […]
There will be a lovely conjunction between Venus, Jupiter and the early crescent moon in the early morning eastern skies. Venus is 43 million miles away and Jupiter is around 520 million miles from our […]
Tuesday afternoon and evening (June 5), the planet Venus will cross in front of the face of the sun. Venus will appear as a dot across the face of the sun. To see it directly […]
Tonight and tomorrow night there’s going to be a nice conjunction between the new crescent moon and the bright planet Venus.
Skies will clear enough for us to see the partial solar eclipse Sunday night. It begins at about 7 p.m., and while it’s not a total eclipse it’ll be really cool because the when the sun sets around 8:45 it’ll be 60 percent eclipsed.
Early this evening, Venus and the crescent moon will be in a nice celestial hug again. Tonight the crescent moon will be just to upper left of the very bright planet Venus. The moon is […]
This early evening, Monday, April 23 the very thin crescent moon will, be just to the left the Pleiades in the low western sky in the constellation Taurus the Bull. Early tomorrow evening, Tuesday, April […]
This evening in the low southeastern sky they’ll be a nice conjunction between the full moon, the bright star Spica, and the planet Saturn.
Tonight, the near full moon will be in a celestial hugging with the bright planet Mars in the southeastern evening sky.
This weekend there’s a wonderful conjunction between the very bright planet Venus and the bright star cluster the Pleiades. They’re less than 2 degrees apart. Venus is by far the brightest star like object in […]
While the bright planets Venus and Jupiter are beginning to separate, they are still lovely in the western sky and are still only separated by less than five degrees this weekend. With even a small […]
Mike Lynch say that the Venus-Jupiter conjuction is fantastic this week with the bright planets only three degrees apart!
Tonight and tomorrow night the nearly full moon will pass through the constellation Leo the Lion in the evening eastern sky.
If we ever get a break in the clouds in the early evening (which we probably won’t), catch the Venus-Jupiter show in the western sky. They’re the brightest star-like objects in the western sky and […]