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Sky at the glance

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. The Summer Triangle is making its appearance in the east these evenings, one star after another: Vega, Deneb, then Altair.

    The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 24 – June 1 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  2. The Moon, nearly full, shines in dim Libra. Find Arcturus very high above the Moon. Less far to the Moon's right or upper right is Spica, one magnitude fainter.

    The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 17 – 25 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. The Moon shines to the right of Regulus. Above Regulus is Algieba (Gamma Leonis). They're the two brightest stars of the Sickle of Leo.

    The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 10 – 18 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Three zero-magnitude stars shine after dark in May: Arcturus high in the southeast, Vega much lower in the northeast, and Capella in the northwest.

    The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, May 3 – 11 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. The dim Little Dipper extends to the right from Polaris. High above the Little Dipper's bowl you'll find the bowl of the Big Dipper.

    The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, April 26 – May 4 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.