astronomy

Astronomy Update

The Earth will be at the closest point to the sun in its orbit this week, and nice overnight temperatures will make planets easy to spot. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Astronomy Update

A meteor shower, solstice, and planetary convergence are all happening on Monday making this a great week to go stargazing. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, convergence, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, meteor, moon, Planets, saturn, shower, solstice, SPACE, stars, venus, winter

Astronomy Update

Monday is a busy astronomy day: a new moon, meteor shower, and even solar eclipse in the Southern Hemisphere will all occur that day. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, eclipse, jupiter, mars, mercury, meteor, moon, Planets, saturn, shower, SPACE, stars, venus

Astronomy Update

Good visibility will match up with above average temperatures this week.  A Lunar Eclipse is coming in the early hours of Monday. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, eclipse, jupiter, Lunar, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, venus

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

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