The skies were clear tonight at sunset. When I noticed Mercury just above the setting sun on the horizon, I thought I’d look for Venus. She was lined up perfectly for a view with my scope, albeit through the leaves and tree branches. Then I spotted Saturn. Good view tonight – for the area. Bad… Read More »
A star in the Delphinus Constellation (Dolphin) went #NOVA a couple of days ago. You can see it with binoculars. http://ow.ly/nZSWq
Just checked my sky charts. Looks like Saturday after midnight is the best time to see the meteor shower. Pre-dawn too. Enjoy!
Look up for fireballs the next couple of weeks. The Perseids are already flying! Peak is around Aug 11-13th http://ow.ly/nBrx0
Look for Comet Panstarrs in the west near the horizon just after sunset this week. This is the first naked eye comet we can see in the northern hemisphere this year. More to come… http://bit.ly/Z95KFJ