Venus and Mars are still dazzling sky watchers in the western sky. Earth-sized Venus is about 84 million miles away, while Mars is twice that distance, but roughly half the diameter of Earth. Graphic credit: SkySafari app
Make a plan to watch the Lyrid Meteor shower in the wee hours of April 23rd. Best time to view the shower will be between 2-4am Sunday morning when the radiant (between Lyra and Hercules) is highest in the sky. Read more from NASA about the meteor shower. Graphic credit:...
Watch the Pink Moon rise tonight! Is it really pink? Nope, but typically the full Moon in April is called the Pink Moon, because of the beautiful phlox or moss pink plant that blooms early in spring. Graphic credit: SkySafari app
Spring is here! The Sun is directly over the equator, rising due east and setting due west. We’ll experience an equal amount of daylight and nighttime today. Tomorrow, the days will get progressively longer as we approach the summer solstice.