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. With two months to go until the total solar eclipse on August 21, it's time to get planning — if you haven't already!

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  2. Saturn, considered by many the most beautiful sight in the sky, comes to opposition this week with its rings in full tilt. You won't want to miss it.

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  3. The possible discovery of a massive ringed planet in Orion needs confirmation — and amateur astronomers can help.

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  4. June's astronomy podcast takes you on a star- and planet-studded tour of the sky you'll see after sunset.

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  5. Following an occultation of Rho Leonis by the Moon, watch Venus and Uranus pair up in a weekend conjunction just 10° from Comet ER61 PanSTARRS.

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