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  • Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2022 21 January 2022
    Although no total or annular solar eclipses occur this year, skywatchers can look forward to two total lunar eclipses — the first ones observable across North America in more than 3 years. The post Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2022 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    J. Kelly Beatty
  • This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 21 – 29 21 January 2022
    As Jupiter gets lower now, Orion and Gemini rise high, the Winter Triangle pivots on Sirius, the Great Square sinks and the Big Dipper creeps up. The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 21 – 29 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Alan MacRobert
  • Set Your Sights on This Lunar Bull’s-Eye 19 January 2022
    Go ahead, live on the edge: Grab your chance this month to see Mare Orientale, one of the most spectacular lunar seas most people have never seen. The post Set Your Sights on This Lunar Bull’s-Eye appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Bob King
  • Watch an Asteroid Race Across the Sky 14 January 2022
    The kilometer-wide, potentially hazardous asteroid 1994 PC1 will fly past Earth on January 18th. Good news on two counts: It won't hit us, and it's bright enough to see in a 4-inch telescope. The post Watch an Asteroid Race Across the Sky appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Bob King
  • This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 14 – 22 14 January 2022
    Jupiter stands alone at dusk. The Moon dances with Castor and Pollux while Iris creeps in the background. And you can't keep Venus down for long; its tiny crescent reappears at dawn. The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 14 – 22 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Alan MacRobert
  • This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 7 – 15 7 January 2022
    Mercury draws close to Saturn low in twilight, then turns shy and runs away. Jupiter watches from above. The Moon, careless of such goings-on, waxes through first quarter to show off for your telescope. The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 7 – 15 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Alan MacRobert
  • This Week's Sky at a Glance, December 31 – January 8 31 December 2021
    As the calendar flips to a new year, the night sky brims with bright stars, planets, and a potential meteor shower to help you celebrate. The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, December 31 – January 8 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Alan MacRobert
  • Tour 15 of the Brightest Stars on New Year's Eve (VIDEO) 31 December 2021
    Tour 15 of the sky's brightest stars all in one night on this New Year's Eve! This interactive Worldwide Telescope video will show you the way. The post Tour 15 of the Brightest Stars on New Year's Eve (VIDEO) appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Scott Levine
  • Comet Leonard: A Gift at Christmastime 25 December 2021
    Multiple bright outbursts have transformed Comet Leonard into a stunning photographic object that’s also visible without optical aid from southern locations. More disruptions are likely in store as it approaches perihelion. The post Comet Leonard: A Gift at Christmastime appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Bob King
  • This Week's Sky at a Glance, December 24 – January 1 24 December 2021
    Crescent Venus, ever thinner and lower in twilight, dives toward the Sun. Jupiter and Saturn bide their time. The bright winter constellations fill the east after dark. Mars and Antares pair up at dawn. The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, December 24 – January 1 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Alan MacRobert