Celestial Events

Celestial Sights to See as 2020 Nears Its End

There are some great celestial sights that remain to be seen before the end of the year… Take advantage of them! Read more

Planets

Observing Mars

On October 6th, Mars was the closest it has been to Earth in quite some time, to the great delight of observers. But it’s not over yet! The red planet can still be easily seen

Observing Jupiter, the Great Giant Planet

The largest planet of our Solar System, Jupiter is easy to see with the naked eye and can be viewed several exciting ways with equipment. Read more

Observing Saturn, the Magnificent Ringed Planet

Discover this splendid celestial body from now until the end of 2020. Read more

Color photo of Venus taken with an amateur telescope.

Observing Venus, the Morning and Evening Star

You have most likely noticed some evenings in the west and some mornings in the east the bright planet of Venus. A genuine night-light of the sky, this celestial body shines brighter than any other star or planet! Read more