Advertisements Image Credit August signals the move into late summer. First we experience a dramatic loss of sunlight, losing nearly an hour of the sun’s warmth during the month. At night, the Milky Way arches across the sky from dark… Read More ›
Advertisements Morning Stars Venus and Jupiter shine in the eastern sky during bright twilight this morning in the Chicago area. Aldebaran and the Pleiades are lost in twilight’s glare in this view. Early twilight clouds cleared for this 3-second exposure… Read More ›
Advertisements The moon is higher tonight than last night and closer to Venus. This 15-second exposure, made at 8:35 p.m., includes an airplane that was moving left to right toward the Chicago airports.
Advertisements For Photos, see below the description. After the closest pairing of Jupiter and Venus, the moon appears in the western sky with them during the next several days. Here’s what to look for at approximately 8:15 p.m. CDT in Chicago:… Read More ›