Venus bright all month, Jupiter disappears, Mars hangs out with Taurus, Saturn begins its morning planet season, and Mercury peaks in for a taste of the action toward the end of the month.
Feb 19th: 30 Days of Traffic & Jupiter
Today’s Travelers in the Night discuss about 2021 KT1 is a potential hazardous astronomy and Jupiter as the defender of Earth
Jan 7th: Observing With Webb January 2023
Not too much going on this January, other than lots of planets to see, Saturn and Venus passing within 1˚, and PERHAPS a naked-eye comet.
Nov 13th: Great Night & Jupiter’s Comet
Today Travelers in the Night will tell a story about the discovery of a dozen new Earth approaching object candidates including 2015 XY1 and Jupiter’s comet 2015 XL128.
Sep 9th: Jupiter’s Atmosphere Contains Metals From Planetesimals
Juno mission found that Jupiter’s atmosphere not only contains metals but also is not a homogenous mix. The likely culprits are the remains of planetesimals from the early solar system.
Jun 4th: Observing With Webb in June 2022
2022 is the summer of morning planets! Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and Venus are all quite prominent, with Mercury stopping by in June.
May 7th: Observing With Webb in May 2022
Lunar Eclipse Month!!! Get ready for a May that boasts a wonderful blood moon and an array of morning planets all month long.
May 5th: Objects to Observe in the May 2022 Night Sky
The Actual Astronomy Podcast presents Objects to Observe in the May 2022 Night Sky and places a focus on the planets Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn as they line up and meet up with the Moon. We also talk about when and how to observe the Lunar X, Lunar Straight Wall plus the Eta-Aquarid Meteor Shower and a potentially bright comet to look out for this month.
Mar 31st: Objects to Observe in the April 2022 Night Sky
Objects to Observe in the April 2022 Night Sky places a focus on the planets Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn as they line up and meet in conjunctions in the morning sky while Mercury makes an appearance during evening dusk.
Feb 11th: How the Sun’s Local Bubble Drives Nearby Star Formation￼
How the Sun’s Local Bubble Drives Nearby Star Formation? @WSHCrew discuss this topic with Michael Foley. And weekly update. Parker photo of Venus, dead planets crashing into dead stars, SpaceX lost 40 StarLinks and more at #365DaysOfAstro