Night sky news

When you head outdoors tonight, take Sky & Telescope's podcast with you for a guided tour to the night sky. Learn what constellations are visible, find out where and when you'll see the planets, and catch each month's celestial highlights, from meteor showers to eclipses.
  1. Newly-discovered asteroid 2018 CB will be passing only about 44,000 miles away Friday and visible in modest telescopes.

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  2. The 2018 total lunar eclipse was witnessed by many in western North America and right across the Pacific.

    The post Observing Report: January 31st’s Total Lunar Eclipse appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. February's astronomy podcast offers you a trio of bright planets to spot before dawn and a plethora of bright stars to check out each evening.

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  4. The launch of the Humanity Star has some fuming, others smiling, at the prospect of seeing a bright, new satellite. What do you think?

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  5. If you're not in the right place in the right time, you can still view Wednesday morning's total lunar eclipse online via several live streams. We list several options here.

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