Sun to Outshine Spectacular Cosmic Alignment Saturday
Conjunction of Nov. 22, 2014
November 21st, 2014
The morning sky will play host to a spectacular gathering of solar system objects grouped closely together tomorrow (Nov. 22), but it won't be easy for observers on Earth to see it.
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Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: Watch It Live
Veteran astrophotgrapher Jeff Berkes captures dazzling meteors over a house in New Jersey during the Leonid meteor shower of 2012. The 2014 Leonids will peak overnight on Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 17 and 18).
November 17th, 2014
The annual Leonid meteor shower peaks tonight and you can watch it live online.
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Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Monday: How to See It
Meteors appear to come out of the constellation Leo during the Leonid meteor shower, which is expected to peak on Monday.
November 15th, 2014
Stargazers in the U.S. should look for meteors on Monday and Tuesday morning before dawn.
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Andromeda Galaxy Glitters in Spectacular Photo by Astrophotographer
Andromeda Galaxy by van der Hoeven
November 20th, 2014
A huge number of stars shine brightly in an amazing skywatcher photo of the Andromeda Galaxy.
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Leonid Meteor Shower Forecast: What to Expect
A meteor streaks over Fort Mountain State Park in Georgia in this photo captured by skywatcher James L. Brown, Jr. The annual Leonid meteor shower will peak overnight on Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 17 and 18).
November 16th, 2014
The Leonid meteor shower of 2014 will peak on Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 17 and 18), but don't expect a dazzling celestial light show. Here's what to expect from the Leonids this year.
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The Moon's Phases Explained: A Lunar Observing Guide
Moon Last Quarter Phase on Nov. 14, 2014
November 13th, 2014
To the casual observer, the moon may be only an occasional highlight in the night sky. But if you track the moon through its monthly phases, you might be surprised by what you see.
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Dazzling Fireball Over Japan Is Latest Magnificent Meteor (Video)
Skywatcher Tam Shin captured this dash camera video of a brilliant fireball over Japan on Nov. 3, 2014 while driving in the city of Koga, just north of Tokyo. The video was posted on Youtube.
November 5th, 2014
The latest of four fireballs seen on Monday, Nov. 3, was spotted over Japan.
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WATCH LIVE NOW: Leonid Meteor Shower Webcasts by Slooh, NASA
2012 Leonid Meteor Over California
November 17th, 2014
The online Slooh Community Observatory and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will offer live webcasts overnight on Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 17-18) for the 2014 Leonid Meteor Shower. Here's how to watch live.
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Jupiter and the Moon Share Weekend Rendezvous
Weather permitting, Jupiter can be seen high above the moon in the eastern sky before dawn on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 as shown in this sky map.
November 15th, 2014
If you were up late Friday night, or rather awake in the wee hours of Saturday, you may have seen two brilliant objects that will immediately catch your eye if the sky is clear.
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How to See 4 Weird Pulsing Stars in the Autumn Night Sky
Four Variable Stars Sky Map November 2014
November 13th, 2014
: Late autumn is an excellent time to observe four of the most variable stars in the sky: Mira, Algol, and Delta Cephei. As their name suggests, variable stars are ones that, for one reason or another, varies in brightness over time.
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