Sunday night’s full moon is the largest of the year, only because it is the closest. The full moon is also near perigee, that part of its orbit when...
August is shooting star month. Why? For one, more people are outside stargazing in August because it is comfortable to be outside at night.
A thin crescent moon appears low in the southwestern sky next week. The New Moon phase is Saturday, so it is likely some viewers will see the thin...
The moon has left our evening sky and is more favorably placed for viewing early in the morning.
 Two evening planets are easy to see and are getting closer. The bright red planet Mars and the ringed planet Saturn are going to join together in...
The gibbous moon will appear near the bright red planet Mars tomorrow night. A third celestial object is the bright star Spica, the principal star in...
The nights ahead leading up to the Fourth of July are the best as we have an assembly of brilliant stars and bright planets.
Summer officially arrives tomorrow at 6:51 in the morning. Summer solstice is described as the longest day. For us, sunshine covers the Island from 5...
Tonight’s full moon appears low in the southern sky. It rises in the southeast at sunset and remains to the south, setting tomorrow at sunrise in the...

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