Total Lunar Eclipse, Lyrid Meteors And More - April 2015 Skywatching Video
By Steve Spaleta |
On April 4th, Earth’s shadow on Luna will visible from parts of 3 continents. After midnight on April 22nd, 10 to 20 meteors per hour will rain. Through a telescope, phases of Venus and Jupiter's dark cloud bands will be visible all month. The Big Dipper will loom large with many deep-sky targets nearby.
credit : Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach