Author: Marshall Downing

Astronomy Update

Not only are planets easy to spot, but look towards the constellation Leo to see a meteor shower this week. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, meteor, moon, PLANET, saturn, SPACE, star, venus

Astronomy Update

There are some visibility-limiting clouds this week, but if you can get a break in the clouds it will be easy to spot planets in the early evening.  Check in next week for our next meteor shower. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, meteor, moon, Planets, saturn, shower, SPACE, star, venus

Astronomy Update

Warmer overnight temperatures will make for much easier stargazing.  Mercury is coming back above the horizon in the mornings. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, venus

Astronomy Update

The upcoming full moon is the second this month and showing up when it is nearly as far away from Earth as can be. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: BLUE, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, micro, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, venus

Astronomy Update

Clouds will make stargazing hard this week, and cold temperatures won’t help.  If the clouds break over your town you will be able to see the Orionid Meteor Shower towards the east. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, meteor, moon, Planets, saturn, shower, SPACE, stars, venus

Astronomy Update

This is the first week that will be particularly cold for overnight star gazing.  If you have a jacket ready you can still see planets well with low light pollution from the moon. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, venus, weather

Astronomy Update

Clear skies will make stargazing very easy this week.  Venus is not visible for long during the day, but it is very bright and easy to see in the hours before sunrise. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, venus

Astronomy Update

Clouds will make spotting any planets difficult, but the full moon should be easy to spot.  Another full moon is on the way just in time for Halloween. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, venus

Astronomy Update

Fall kicks off this Tuesday with nice weather for stargazing throughout the week. Tags: astronomy, earth, fall, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, stars, venus

Astronomy Update

Look for a thin crescent moon through next week.  That week’s update will come out early on Tuesday to coincide with the fall equinox. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: earth, equinox, fall, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus