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Celestial News & Events – Sky & Telescope
  1. The waxing Moon this week steps out of Taurus past Mars, across Gemini and Cancer, and into Leo. Sirius and Procyon remain in the southwest after dusk. Jupiter and Saturn shine in early dawn.

    The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, April 16 – 24 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. With the recent discovery of Nova Scorpii 2021 earlier this week, three bright stellar explosions are now visible in small telescopes from dusk till dawn.

    The post A Bouquet of Novae Brightens April Nights appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. Arcturus ascends in the east as Sirius sinks in the southwest. Orion tilts further as the Dipper rides high. And this week Mars threads the horntips of Taurus, closely followed by the crescent Moon.

    The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, April 9 – 17 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. The countdown has begun to a special total solar eclipse that will cross Mexico, the U.S. and Canada on April 8, 2024.

    The post T–3 Years Until the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. Bright comets will be scarce this year, but you can see one of the better ones this month as it races from Aquila to Canes Venatici. In other news, a new, bright nova has flared in Sagittarius.

    The post Make the Most of Comet ATLAS appeared first on Sky & Telescope.