Sky at a Glance

  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 19 – 27
    The white "star" glaring in the south during and after dusk is Jupiter. Fainter, orange Antares fainter twinkles to its lower right. Saturn glows far to Jupiter's left. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 19 – 27 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 12 – 20
    Jupiter is that white point glaring in the south during and after dusk. Orange Antares, fainter, twinkles to its lower right. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 12 – 20 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 5 – 13
    Jupiter shines bright in the southeast after dark. Saturn is up late. The Big Dipper, high in the northwest, is starting to turn around to "scoop up water." The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 5 – 13 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 28 – July 6
    The Milky Way now forms a magnificent arch across the eastern sky as evening grows late, if you have a dark enough sky. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 28 – July 6 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 21 – 29
    Jupiter glares in the southeastern sky by late twilight. Antares, much fainter at magnitude +1.0, twinkles 10° to its right. Jupiter shines highest in the south by about midnight. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 21 – 29 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 14 – 22
    The evening gibbous Moon forms a triangle with Jupiter to its lower right and Antares to its lower left, as shown here. Think photo opportunity. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 14 – 22 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 7 – 15
    The middle star of the Big Dipper's bent handle is Mizar, with tiny little Alcor right next to it. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, June 7 – 15 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 31 – June 8
    Just a week and a half ago, the Big Dipper floated horizontally as the stars came out after sunset. Now it's angled diagonally at that time. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 31 – June 8 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 24 – June 1
    The Summer Triangle is making its appearance in the east these evenings, one star after another: Vega, Deneb, then Altair. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 24 – June 1 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 17 – 25
    The Moon, nearly full, shines in dim Libra. Find Arcturus very high above the Moon. Less far to the Moon's right or upper right is Spica, one magnitude fainter. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 17 – 25 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. Read more »
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