What’s up Tonight September, 10th;
The planet Jupiter is in the constellation Taurus, Uranus is in Pisces, Neptune is in Aquarius, the dwarf planet Pluto is leaving Scutum and entering Sagittarius, Saturn and Mars are in Virgo. At dawn if you look to east you will see the brightest planet Venus rising it is leaving the constellation of Cancer and entering the constellation of Gemini.
September 4th – 14th Epsilon Perseid meteor shower. Peak 9/10
September 21st Public Stay Party Sparks Marina sunset till 10pm
The International Space Station
Won’t be visible again until Sept 14
Solar Noon 12:56pm
Moon rise 1:03am Moon sets 3:516pm
Venus rises 2:59am sets 5:10pm
Mars rises 11:07am sets 9:25pm
Jupiter rises 11:16pm sets 1.56pm
Saturn rises 9:48am sets 9:00pm
Currently you will need a larger telescope to view any of the 208 comets that are up in the sky.
There are currently 814 confirmed exoplanets.
Name 2012 PM28
Miss Distance 19,238,400Km
Velocity 17.64 km/s
Size 68m – 150m
Name 2011 ES4
Miss Distance 26,803,200Km
Velocity 12.96 km/s
Size 20m – 44m
All of the above times are based on my location in Lemon Valley. Times will vary a few seconds to a minute or two based on where you live.
What’s up Tonight October 8th;
Tonight, the constellation Cassiopeia which is the W pattern of stars in the Northeast is now higher in the sky than the Big Dipper.
Oct 5th Public Star Party Redfield Campus Maclean Observatory 8pm-10pm
Oct 12th Public Star Party Redfield Campus Maclean Observatory 8pm-10pm…