The Essential Guide to Astronomy
Celestial News & Events
Here's your invitation to view a spectacular close conjunction of the sky's two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter, before dawn on Monday morning.
By: Bob King
August 13, 2014
Jupiter, the King of Planets, is a captivating sight no matter how you look at it.
By: J. Kelly Beatty
February 6, 2014
Celestial Objects to Observe
Viewing the solar system¹s largest planet can be more than fun — even with a modest telescope, you can make observations of lasting scientific value.
By: John W. McAnally
July 28, 2006