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11 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in December 2018

As 2018 winds down, the astronomical calendar continues its healthy pace. This month, we have a variety of interesting viewing opportunities – from close encounters to meteor showers, including planets, moons, two comets, and even some star clusters! This month, we’re pleased to announce that we have confirmed that every event on this list is visible with either your unaided …

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6 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in November 2018

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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7 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in October 2018

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: to 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, our opportunities to …

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7 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in September 2018

If you’ve been following this series on night sky events, welcome back! In September 2018, the celestial dance continues overhead – much as it has done in July and August. This month doesn’t hold as many bombastic astronomic sights (eclipses, meteors, and conjunctions, oh my!), but there’s plenty worth heading out on a clear night to see. Additionally, this month …

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7 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in August 2018

After the exciting events in the night sky during July, it’s hard to imagine what could follow up a partial solar eclipse, a lunar eclipse, four planets in conjunction, and a meteor shower! Luckily, August follows up with some regularly exected astronomic events, plus a few highlights to brighten the night. Read on to learn about the astronomic events in August. …

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7 Must-See Events in the Night Sky in July 2018

At first glance, the sky in July 2018 doesn’t seem interesting – the first half of the month has few astronomical events of note! However, in the second half of the month, the sky above us becomes an astronomer’s playground. If you’re curious what you can see in the night sky in July 2018, read on. We’ve detailed some of …