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17 Astronomy Events in the October Night Sky (2020)

In Night Sky Guide by Valerie Stimac

In the northern hemisphere, October evokes thoughts of crunchy leaves, jack-o-lanterns, and yes, even the PSL. It also signals a full turning of the seasons; after the equinox in September, we’re into aurora season – and it turns out to be meteor season too! This year, the October night sky is going to be a great one. This month is …

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12 Interesting Astronomy Events in the September Night Sky

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It’s hard to follow up a month like August: every year it wows with the Perseids shower and a host of other astronomical events. But this year September does its best: the September night sky is full of interesting astronomical events. This month you’ll be treated to a series of planet-gazing opportunities, a few other celestial objects, and of course …

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11 Must-See Astronomical Events in the June Night Sky

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Some months may not seem particularly exciting for stargazing when you first glance – like this month – and then you dig into the astronomical events to realize how much is actually going on. Planetary viewing opportunities, a small meteor shower, and a chance to see both a comet and an astroid form the basic highlights of what to see in …

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9 Must-See Astronomical Events in the May Night Sky (2020)

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As the weather warms in the northern hemisphere, there’s nothing quite like a night of stargazing. While many of us are unable to travel for astronomy meetups and star parties, we can still set up in our backyards and local parks to enjoy the May night sky. This night, we’ll receive a series of astronomical treats: a comet, a series …