Morning Stars Venus and Jupiter and the moon shine in the predawn eastern sky this 30-second image made at 4:15 a.m. CDT from the Chicago area. Planet Venus outshines all other stars in the sky. It has passed Pollux and… Read More ›
What is a Blue Moon? Several different explanations describe this infrequent occurrence.
The sky around the time of the first moon walk (July 20, 1969, 9:56 p.m. CDT) shows Jupiter near the waxing crescent moon that was in the western sky. While beyond naked eye sensitivity, Uranus was very close to the… Read More ›
After rain yesterday and early morning fog today, the bright Morning Stars Venus and Jupiter, along with the moon, appear in the image above made during morning twilight at 5:25 a.m. CDT from the Chicago area. The moon is below… Read More ›
With the moon approaching last quarter, Morning Stars Venus and Jupiter shine in clear skies in this 30-second image made at 4:05 a.m. CDT in the Chicago area. The two planets continue to dominate the morning eastern skies well into bright morning twilight. Venus… Read More ›