Asteroid To Just Miss EarthAsteroid DA14 is going to pass within 18,000 miles of the Earth this coming Friday night, Feb. 15 around 7:30.
Mike Lynch: The Moon & JupiterMike Lynch says the moon and Jupiter won't be quite as close Wednesday night but will still be a nice sight. Jupiter will be a little to the upper right of the full moon.
A Celestial Hugging For ChristmasTonight and Tuesday night the moon, the Pleiades, and the bright planet Jupiter are have a big celestial hugging. In fact, tomorrow night the moon and Jupiter will less than a degree apart, almost touching.
Conjunction Between Full Moon And JupiterTonight they'll be a lovely celestial conjunction -- or what I like to call a celestial hugging -- between the full moon and the bright planet Jupiter.
Leonid Meteor ShowerThe Leonid meteor shower is peaking out this weekend. The best time to see it is tomorrow (Saturday) morning from midnight to 6 a.m. in the countryside; you may see up and over 30 meteors an hour.
Jupiter-Moon ConjunctionThere will be a very tight celestial hugging between the moon and Jupiter in the eastern sky. They both rise in the eastern sky a little before 8pm and they'll only be about a degree apart.
International Space Station SightingYou can see the International Space Station this evening. It'll fly over the Twin Cities from 7:18 to 7:24 p.m. basically across the northern half of the sky moving from the west to the east.
Conjunction Between Moon And Jupiter
A Close Celestial EncounterOver the next several mornings the waning crescent moon and Venus will have a really close celestial hugging. On Wednesday morning, they'll have their closest encounter.
The Star Spica With Mars, Saturn & The MoonEarly this evening toward the end of twilight in the low southwestern sky, the new crescent moon will be just to the left of a triangle made by the planets Mars and Saturn along with the bright star Spica.
Astronomical Conjunction Between 3 Stars
Take A Look At Jupiter's Moons
Jupiter-Venus ConjunctionOver the next couple of weeks, there will be a nice conjunction between the bright planets Jupiter and Venus in the early morning eastern sky.
Venus And The Moon Nuzzle Up