People have been gazing into the night sky since ancient times. The way stars, planets, and other bodies move across the celestial dome is fascinating. Bright dots shine next to the Moon or pass close to each other. Here, you'll find everything you need to know about the best celestial shows: times, dates, observing tips, and more.
The Geminid Meteor Shower 2023: Where & When to See
Don't miss one of the year's final major meteor showers — the Geminids! Discover the meteor shower’s peak time and observing tips.
How to See Starlink Satellite Train 2023
Learn how to see Starlink satellites in the sky from your location and get info on the upcoming Starlink launches.
Calendar of Astronomical Events in December 2023
Learn when and where to look in the sky so you don't miss a single stargazing event in December 2023.
Meteor Showers in December 2023: When to See Shooting Stars Tonight
A number of meteor showers will reach their peak in December 2023. We provide their peak dates, the Moon’s phase, and observation forecast.
Top 10 Deep-Sky Objects of December 2023
Discover the Andromeda Galaxy, Orion Nebula, Double Cluster in Perseus, and other bright deep-sky objects you can see in December.
The Beehive Cluster (Messier 44): 1000 Stars in Cancer’s Heart
The Beehive Cluster is one of the appealing deep-sky objects for both amateur and professional astronomers. You can find it in the sky, too! Discover when and where to see the cluster and what makes it special.
December 2023: What Planet is Next to the Moon?
What is that bright dot shining near the Moon tonight? Find out about stars and planets that can be seen next to our natural satellite this month!
Planetary Opposition 2023: Jupiter, Uranus, and Other Planets At Their Brightest
The best time to view most planets is at the astronomical opposition. Find out what it means and when to see the upcoming oppositions.
How Good Are You at Stargazing?
This quiz will test your practical skills in night sky observation. Are you just a newbie stargazer or an almighty Astro Maestro? Let's find out!
When Is the Next Comet: Comets 2023-2034 Schedule
Learn about the brightest comets observable from the Earth in 2023. Some of them might become visible through binoculars or even with the naked eye!