Last winter a number of us had a chance to observe the faint Comet Lovejoy as it moved through the evening sky. The comet is considerably fainter now...
A thin crescent moon will draw plenty of attention on Sunday night, when it appears right next to the bright planet Venus in our western sky. The two...
Spring is a week away and one of the change in season signs is “spring tide.” In the next week, the Vineyard will experience higher and lower than...
Take a look into the future with the night sky. If you are out around midnight, look overhead at the stars and you’ll find all the spring...
The gibbous moon appears next to the bright planet Jupiter on Sunday night. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Cancer and close to the...
The crescent moon appears in our western sky tonight, just above the two planets Mars and Venus. The moon is in the zodiacal constellation Pisces....
Two of the Earth’s closest neighbors, Mars and Venus, will come together for Valentine’s Day in the nights ahead. The planets are both low in the...
A gibbous moon will light the night sky in the week ahead. On Friday, the moon appears low in the eastern sky after 8 p.m. The moon is between the...
Two of the Earth’s nearest planetary neighbors, Venus and Mars, appear in the western sky. Brilliant Venus is the easiest planet to spot right after...

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