This Week’s Sky at a Glance

This Week’s Sky at a Glance 2016-10-12T10:34:36+00:00

This Week’s Sky at a Glance

  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, December 15 – 23
    As the Summer Triangle sinks in the west, Altair is the first of its stars to go. Start by spotting bright Vega in the northwest at nightfall. The brightest star above it is Deneb. Altair is farther to Vega's lower left. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, December... Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, December 8 – 16
    Astronomy is an outdoor nature hobby. For an easy constellation guide to the evening sky, use the map in the center of Sky & Telescope magazine. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, December 8 – 16 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.... Read more »
  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, December 1 – 9
    Now that the Pleiades and Aldebaran are up in due east, can Orion be far behind? Orion's entire iconic figure, formed by its brightest seven stars, takes about an hour and a quarter to cross the horizon below them. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, December 1 – 9... Read more »