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 2nd: Objects to Observe in the February 2023 Night Sky
The Actual Astronomy Podcast presents Objects to Observe in the February 2023 Night Sky. In this episode we’ll talk about a conjunction of Venus and Neptune, the Moon pairing up with Venus & Jupiter before it gets so close to Mars. We’ll also talk about Comets and the Constellation Orion.
Jan 31st: Things We’re Not Sure About
Jan 25th: Shukrayaan Mission
After the successful missions like Mangalyaan to Mars and a series of Chandrayaan missions to Moon, ISRO will launch a mission to Venus in the year 2024. The mission has been named as Shukrayaan.
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 18th: Up, Up & Away with Dr. Jacob Izraelevitz and JPL’s Venus Aerial Robotic Balloons
Lets explore Venus with robotic balloons! More about this aerobots with @WSHCrew & Dr. Jacob Izraelevitz. And weekly update about Artemis, the closest black hole and more at #365daysOfAstro
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.