Over the next several weeks, skywatchers will thrill to a couple of astronomical wonders playing out in daytime skies: a solar eclipse on May 20 — and then, on June 5, a "micro-eclipse" of the sun that involves the planet Venus.
As senior staff scientist at San Francisco's …
The next month promises to be filled with astronomical wonders, including this weekend's "supermoon," an annular solar eclipse later this month, and a last-in-a-lifetime transit of Venus. Here are a few images to get you in the mood... Read Post
Early-bird stargazers were rewarded with an amazing view this week when of the two brightest planets in the night sky, Venus and Jupiter, paired up for a celestial encounter in the pre-dawn sky. They formed a nice bright paring in t... Read Post