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12 Must-See Events in the March Night Sky (2020)

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March marks a turning point in the Earth’s celestial dance. This month, we approach the first equinox of the calendar year, and the seasons officially ‘change’ after the equinox passes. There are also a variety of interesting opportunities to get out and see some of the different objects in our night sky. From opportunities to see many of the planets …

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19 Must-See Events in the December Night Sky

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While December is a month of extremes – cold and dark in the northern hemisphere and opposite in the southern – it’s also one of the best months of the year for amateur astronomers and stargazers. In 2019, there is a plethora of astronomical events and sights to see in the December night sky. From meteor showers to eclipses and even …

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11 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in November 2019

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With November, we take steps closer to the solstice. In the northern hemisphere, winter approaches in earnest; in the southern, the sun is welcomed back and temperatures continue to rise. November is also a time of astronomical activity, with two active meteor showers to get out and enjoy. Hopefully, the skies will be clear and dark for you to enjoy …

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9 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in October 2019

In Night Sky Guide by Valerie Stimac

October is upon us – a month of transition and change throughout both hemispheres. With the passing of the September equinox, the world is shifting seasons. We change from autumn and winter in the northern part of the globe, and to spring and summer in the southern. As daylight returns to certain parts of the world and leaves others, opportunities …

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6 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in September 2019

In Night Sky Guide by Valerie Stimac

While September doesn’t hold as many bombastic astronomic sights (eclipses, meteors, and conjunctions, oh my!) as previous months, there’s plenty worth heading out on a clear night to see. Additionally, this month signals a season change, from summer to autumn in the northern hemisphere and from winter to spring in the southern ones. This means your chances to see the …