astronomy

Mars and Saturn Tonight, July 23, 2014

Mars and Saturn shine from the southwestern sky this evening as seen from the Chicago area.  (Click the image to see it larger.) On July 12, Mars passed Spica as it moved eastward compared to the starry background.  Watch it approach Saturn during… Read More ›

July 2014 Skywatching

Video Source During the early evening hours of July and August, an assembly of stars arches across the sky.  During the evening it slowly marches westward.  Even from dark skies, it appears as a cloudy ribbon of light stretching from south… Read More ›