36 results

Celestial Objects to Observe

A Daytime Occultation of Jupiter

Here's a blue-sky project if ever there was one. The thin waning crescent Moon will occult the second-brightest planet as seen from much of North America on Tuesday, November 9th.

Occultations

Planetary Occultations for 2004

You've got plenty of chances to see an asteroid or planet pass in front of a star this year — and here's when and where to see them.

Occultations

Saturn Covers a Star

Late Friday night, November 14–15, Saturn and its ring system glide right in front of an 8.4-magnitude star in Gemini.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Asteroid Occultation in November

North Carolina skywatchers have a chance to see the asteroid 72 Feronia pass in front of an 8th-magnitude star around 2 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on November 5th.

Occultations

Saturn Hides Another Star

On Tuesday November 25th, Saturn and its ring system glide in front of an 8.3-magnitude star in Gemini, the second time Saturn has occulted a star in 10 days.

Occultations

Planetary Occultations for 2003

No matter where you live, there are plenty of chances to see an asteroid pass in front of a star this year.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Lunar Occultation Highlights for 2003

Dozens of times this year, no matter where you live, the Moon can be seen hiding bright stars in its path. Here's when and where you can watch the Moon occult these stars.

Occultations

Crescent Moon Occults Venus

On Sunday evening, October 26th, Venus disappears behind the crescent Moon for observers in South America and Hawaii.

Occultations

Saturn Transits the Crab

During the night of January 4–5, North American observers are well positioned to watch Saturn transit the face of M1, the Crab Nebula. But will the glare from the planet obscure the nebula?

Celestial Objects to Observe

A Saturn Occultation for Europeans

On the evening of the 16th, skywatchers across northern Europe will see the Moon occult Saturn. The occultation takes place at midday in northwestern North America.

Occultations

Asteroid Occultations in April 2002

North American observers can see a 7th- and a 10th-magnitude star occulted by asteroids this month. Here's when and where to look.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Local Times for the Occultation of Saturn

For more than 300 cities throughout North America, the following table tells when the planet Saturn will be covered by the Moon. This event takes place in the afternoon or evening hours of Wednesday, February 20th. Cities are grouped by state or province. First click on the abbreviation of your…

Occultations

Asteroid Occultations in March 2002

North American observers can see two 10th-magnitude stars occulted by asteroids this March. Here's where to look.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Planetary Occultation Highlights for 2002

Five dozen of these spellbinding events, impossible to predict well until recently, are listed for observers worldwide.

Celestial Objects to Observe

A Saturn-Moon Spectacle

There will be other occultations of Saturn this year — but none with February's prime-time appeal for North American observers.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Lunar Occultation Highlights for 2002

Some stars that the Moon covers are so bright, you don’t even need a telescope. Here are some occultation highlights for 2002.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement