Jupiter is visible this evening in the eastern sky as seen in this 30-second exposure at 6:10 p.m. CST from the Chicago area. (Click the image to see it larger.) This giant planet is in front of the stars of… Read More ›
After several cloudy, rainy, and snowy days, a clear sky returned this evening. This 30-second exposure shows the southeastern sky at 9:10 p.m. CST from the Chicago area. (Click the image to see it larger.) Bright Jupiter is in front of… Read More ›
In honor and celebration of the last human spaceflight to the moon. Humans last walked on the moon 40 years ago today, December 14, 1972, a time when all the curves lined up.
Through a thin veil of clouds the Morning Planets shine in the southeastern sky during early morning twilight as seen from the Chicago area this morning. Brilliant Venus outshines all other celestial objects and is easily located. (Click the image… Read More ›
Brilliant Venus, Saturn and Mercury shine in a clear sky this morning in this image made at 6:10 a.m. CST from the Chicago area. (Click the image to see it larger.) Venus is the brightest starlike object in the sky… Read More ›