Night sky news

When you head outdoors tonight, take Sky & Telescope's podcast with you for a guided tour to the night sky. Learn what constellations are visible, find out where and when you'll see the planets, and catch each month's celestial highlights, from meteor showers to eclipses.
  1. Thousands of spectators, professional astronomers, and several Sky & Telescope editors traveled to see totality from the ground — and sky.

    The post From the Frontline of Totality: <em>Sky & Telescope</em> Reports appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. Whether cloudy skies or airfare prevent you from seeing the total solar eclipse on July 2nd, you can still see totality via one of the multiple webcasts we compile here.

    The post Where to Watch the July 2, 2019 Total Solar Eclipse Online appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. Download July's Sky Tour astronomy podcast for a guided exploration of the planets, stars, and constellations in the evening skies of summer.

    The post July 2019: Stalking the Scorpion appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Prime-time Jupiter viewing kicks off this month when the planet reaches opposition on June 10th. 

    The post Jupiter Is Outstanding at Opposition appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. This month's Sky Tour podcast starts with a solstice update and a rundown of lunar phases, then helps you find four planets in the evening sky along with the best stars and constellations of early summer.

    The post June 2019: Peekaboo Planets appeared first on Sky & Telescope.