Latest News on Astronomy and Sky Watching — Stargazing Calendar

Never miss an exciting event in the night sky with the Star Walk space news — your online guide to the latest astronomy events and celestial bodies visible tonight. Find out how and when to observe meteor showers, solar and lunar eclipses, Starlink satellites, planetary events, comets, and more. Learn the astronomy terms, see stargazing forecasts for Northern and Southern Hemispheres, and get observation tips.

Saturn at opposition 2022
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The Best Time to View Planets: What Is Opposition in Astronomy?

The best time to view most planets is at the astronomical opposition. Find out what it means and when to see the upcoming oppositions.

A Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with Starlink satellites
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How to See Starlink Satellites Train Tonight?

Learn more about SpaceX’s Starlinks, find out how to view the satellites from your location, and keep abreast of the recent launches.

Full Sturgeon Moon in August 2022
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What We Know About the Sturgeon Moon: August 2022 Full Moon Guide

The Sturgeon Moon 2022 is the last Super Full Moon this year! Don’t miss the event and learn what else you can see near the Full Moon.

Facts About Saturn
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Facts About Saturn: Explore the Amazing Ringed Planet!

How many rings does Saturn have? Where is Saturn tonight in the sky? Find answers to these and other most common questions about Saturn in our article.

Pleiades Star Cluster
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The Pleiades: One of the Best Naked-Eye Deep-Sky Objects

How many stars can be observed in the Pleiades star cluster? 💫 Most stargazers only see six – learn how to spot more!

Facts About Mercury
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Facts About Mercury: All You Need to Know

Explore the closest planet to the Sun! Find out how long a day on Mercury is and how many moons the planet has. Also, keep up with the upcoming Mercury events!

Moon-Saturn conjunction in August 2022
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Planets next to the Moon in August 2022

Is the bright dot near the Moon a star or a planet? Find out when the Moon meets the planets this August.

Amazing Planet Venus
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Discover the Amazing Planet Venus

Venus is the second planet from the Sun and the brightest planet in our sky. Learn more facts about Venus and the best time to see it in the sky.

Jupiter guide
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Jupiter Explained: The Mind-Blowing Facts

The bright Jupiter is known for its many moons, unstable surface, and mysterious Great Red Spot. Is there something else? Find out!

Mars and Uranus in the constellation Aries
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August 2022 Planetary Conjunctions

Don’t miss the only planetary conjunction this month! Read this article to learn when to spot Mars and Uranus together in the sky.

Facts About Uranus
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Planet Uranus: The Coldest Planet

Uranus has a peculiar chemical composition, extreme temperatures, and the most unusual axial tilt. Here we’ll take a closer look at this planet.

Mars and its two moons, Phobos and Deimos
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Mars: The Ultimate Guide

Why is Mars red? What’s the gravity on Mars? Read this article to get answers to these and many other questions and learn more about the Red Planet.

Summer Triangle asterism
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Summer Triangle: Vega, Deneb, Altair

On summer nights, see one of the easiest-to-find asterisms — the Summer Triangle. Find planetary nebulae, star clusters, and small constellations within its borders!

12 zodiac constellations
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Zodiac constellations and zodiac signs

What is the difference between zodiac constellations and signs? ♈ How many zodiac constellations are there? ⛎ Get these answers and more here!

Averted Vision
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How to Better See Faint Objects In The Sky: Averted Vision

To see faint objects in the sky, don’t look directly at them. Instead, try averted vision! From this guide, you’ll learn how to use it, and a few other life hacks.

Main Asteroid Belt
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Asteroid Belt: A Planet That Never Formed

Who first discovered the asteroid belt? Are the asteroids remnants of an ancient planet? Learn fun facts about the asteroid belt from this article.

Full Supermoon July 2022
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Super Buck Moon in July: The Year’s Biggest and Brightest

Stargazers, get ready! On July 13, 2022, we’ll see the biggest and brightest Full Moon of the year! 🌝 Learn all the important facts about the event.

Deep-sky objects in July 2022
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Deep-Sky Objects in July 2022

The Tweedledee star cluster is in the sky. 🤡 Find out what other deep-sky objects can be seen with the naked eye this month!

Asteroid Heading Towards Earth
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International Asteroid Day: History, Key Facts, Activities

How can you prevent asteroid impact hazards by observing Asteroid Day? Learn from this article!

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5 Planets Lined Up: Planet Parade in June 2022

A rare planet parade is coming: five planets of the Solar System will line up in the sky! Learn how to see this amazing astronomical event.