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Friday
Jul 03 2015
15:55 UTC

River of Fire Smoke Darkens Sun and Moon

My eyes are burning. The morning Sun, already 40¬ high, glares a lemony-orange. It's meteorologically clear, but the sky looks like paste. What's going on here? Forest fires! Many in the Midwest, northern mountain states¬and Canadian provinces have been living under a dome of high altitude smoke the past few days reflected in¬the¬ruddy midday Sun […]

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
Jun 25 2015
12:45 UTC

The July Night Sky

July is here and that means it is officially the summer holidays. School is out and we are all planning our holidays either abroad or at home. Whether you leave […]

Posted by Astronotes

Monday
Jun 22 2015
08:22 UTC

planetary pair: venus & jupiter approaching!

venus is incredibly bright in the evening sky right now, and if you get out and LOOK UP, you won't miss the other bright object right by it - the planet jupiter! they will keep getting closer and closer to each other over the next week and a half, culminating in what will appear to be a very bright double star system on july 1st. it's quite a beautiful sight - make sure you enjoy it! read more by tanya munro at the conversation. here was the view from Brno, Czech Republic as p

Posted by astropixie

Sunday
Jun 21 2015
14:15 UTC

A Line in the Sky, Venus, Jupiter and the Crescent Moon (21 June 2015)

The crescent Moon, Venus and Jupiter as seen at around 19:15 ACST from Largs Bay, Adelaide on 21 June. 2 second exposure at ASA400 3x zoom with my Canon IXUS. Click to embiggen to see Regulus and omega Leonis. About 5 minutes later down the beachClick to embiggen to see Regulus (almost hidden by the tree) and omega Leonis. 4 second exposure at ASA 400. Venus and Jupiter from the kitchen window, The Moon is hidden by the sunshade. This evening and tonight were marvelously clear (okay, there was so

Posted by Astroblog

Saturday
Jun 20 2015
12:02 UTC

A Triangle in the Sky, Venus, Jupiter and the Crescent Moon (20 June 2015)

The crescent Moon, Venus and Jupiter as seen at around 19:15 ACST from Largs Bay, Adelaide. 2 second exposure at ASA400 with my Canon IXUS. Click to embiggen. The crescent Moon (over exposed), Venus (bottom) and Jupiter (top) at 3X zoom 4 second exposure at ASA400. Click to embiggen. After a brilliantly clear day, the clouds came over in the late afternoon and squatted unwelcome over the sky. Evening feel, clouds didn't move except to give a fleeting glimpse of the Moon. After I had given up I

Posted by Astroblog

Friday
Jun 19 2015
15:12 UTC

Venus, Jupiter and the Moon do a Planet Dance (20-30 June 2015)

Early evening sky on Saturday June 20 looking north-west as seen from Adelaide at 18:30 ACST showing Venus, Jupiter and the Moon. Early evening sky on Sunday June 21 looking north-west as seen from Adelaide at 18:30 ACST showing Venus, Jupiter and the Moon. Early evening sky on Monday June 21 looking north-west as seen from Adelaide at 18:30 ACST showing Venus, Jupiter and the Moon. Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time. (click to em

Posted by Astroblog

Thursday
Jun 18 2015
21:15 UTC

Approaching a Conjunction

Evening TrioEach day the planets Venus and Jupiter are drawing closer together in the evening sky, as Jupiter gradually sinks into the western twilight and Venus holds course. The two will have a close encounter (conjunction) on June 30th, but already the two are a striking pair in the evening sky, made more interesting by the waxing crescent Moon this weekend. Look for the trio just after sunset (around 8:45 pm in San Francisco) and watch them become more and more brilliant as the sunset sky tu

Posted by The Urban Astronomer

Tuesday
Jun 16 2015
11:36 UTC

Living on the Moon

Recently the idea of people living on Mars has been the talk of the astronomy circle and has captured the minds of many. Once posed with this possibility, the natural […]

Posted by Astronotes

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