Skywatching

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.

A man watching a meteor shower

How To See A Meteor Shower: Top Tips On Watching Shooting Stars

~6 min
Astronomical News

Get the ultimate guide to observing meteor showers! Learn the best times to see and photograph meteors, and prepare yourself for a night under the stars. Don’t miss a single shooting star – read on for tips!

Starlink Satellites

How to See Starlink Satellite Train 2024

~8 min
Astronomical News

Learn how to see Starlink satellites in the sky from your location and get info on the upcoming Starlink launches.

Jupiter-Uranus April 2024

Planetary Conjunctions: What Are They and When Is the Next One?

~5 min
Astronomical News

Stay up to date with our complete list of planetary conjunctions! Mark your calendars, and be sure to observe these fascinating astronomical phenomena.

Planets next to the Moon: May 3-6, 2024

April 2024: What Planet is Next to the Moon Tonight?

~8 min
Astronomical News

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!

5 Upcoming Eclipses Infographics preview

5 Upcoming Eclipses

Infographics

List of 5 upcoming lunar and solar eclipses, their dates, timelines, and visibility maps. Find out whether you can see them from your location!

Planetary Alignment in space

Planetary Alignment 2024: What Is It? When Is the Next Planetary Alignment?

~11 min
Astronomical News

On April 20, 2024, five planets will appear together in the morning sky! Discover how to see them all and get a glimpse into the science behind planetary alignments.

Planetary Alignment Infographic Preview

Planetary Alignment Infographic: A Celestial Parade

Infographics

Discover how to observe planetary alignments with this colorful infographic and mark your calendar for the next “planet parade”.

Sky in April 2024

Celestial Events in April 2024: Planet Parades, Solar Eclipse, Bright Comet

~8 min
Astronomical News

Discover April's celestial events: planetary alignments, comets, and meteor showers await! Don't miss the total solar eclipse and more with our comprehensive guide!

Bortle Scale of Light Pollution

Understanding the Night Sky: The Bortle Scale

Infographics

Wondering if you can spot that galaxy or nebula from your backyard? 🌌Our infographic has the answers! Here we use the Bortle Scale to illustrate how light pollution affects what you see. Get to know the night sky and enhance your stargazing experience!

Penumbral lunar eclipse near church

Deep Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on March 24-25, 2024: Timeline and Visibility

~5 min
Astronomical News

On March 24-25, 2024, there will be a deep penumbral lunar eclipse — deep enough to be visible to the naked eye! Read the article for details!