2022, February 27: Venus, Mars, Moon Conjunction, Evening Queen

February 27, 2022: Venus, Mars, and the lunar crescent bunch together for a predawn conjunction.  Cassiopeia, the Queen, and other characters from mythology are in the northwest after sunset.

2021, September 16: Double Vision

September 16, 2021:  The famous Double Cluster is high in the northwest before the beginning of morning twilight.  The cluster pair is easily observed without a binocular’s optical assist in dark locations.  A binocular is needed in town.  The Great Galaxy in Andromeda is nearby.