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The Sky This Week

The Sky This Week, 2012 May 8 - 15

Lions and planets and bears, oh my!

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The Sky This Week, 2012 May 1 - 8

A "supermoon", May Day musings, and Venus prepares to take the plunge.

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The Sky This Week, 2012 April 24 - May 1

A waxing Moon to explore, and Venus at her very best.

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The Sky This Week, 2012 April 10 - 17

Venus at her best, Jupiter bows out, Mars bides his time, and Saturn hits center stage.

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The Sky This Week, 2012 March 27 - April 3

Elongation for Venus, swan song for Jupiter.

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The Sky This Week, 2012 March 20 - 27

Photogenic evening skies, and equinoxes and calendars...

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The Sky This Week, 2012 March 13 - 20

Cozy planets in the west at dusk, and spring officially begins!

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The Sky This Week, 2012 March 6-13

Planets in the early evening, and Mars at his best.

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The Sky This Week, 2012 January 31 - February 7

Bright Moon, bright planets, and Groundhog Day!

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The Sky This Week, 2012 January 24 - 31

Tantalizing treats to tempt the telescope

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The Sky This Week, 2012 January 17 - 24

Giants in the sky, and counting stars for science!

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The Sky This Week, 2012 January 10 - 17

Dazzling Venus in the evening, a grand conjunction before dawn.

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The Sky This Week, 2011 December 20 - 2012 January 3

Our annual "homage" (and apologies) to Clement Clark Moore

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