The first major meteor shower in three months peaks predawn Friday. It will be visible across the Northern Hemisphere. The full moon will wash out some meteors. But, check out some tips of how to deal with the moon and see a few meteors Friday.
There is a lot to see in the night sky over the next few nights. The ISS makes a pass right over the Northeast U.S. Saturday night. Everyone will be able to see the conjunction of the moon and Jupiter Sunday night. The first major meteor shower in months, the Lyrids, peaks next week.
Comet 252P/LINEAR is visible to the Northern Hemisphere. It is too dim to be seen with the naked eye, but can be seen with binoculars. Where to look for the comet and expected cloud cover are discussed.
Comet 252P/LINEAR continues to become much brighter than expected, and should not be visible in the southern hemisphere to the naked eye. It will track close to earth Monday. Debris from the comet may even trigger some meteors. Check out where to look for the comet and potential meteors.
The first total solar eclipse in nearly a year is almost here! During the morning of March 9, the total solar eclipse will occur across Indonesia and Micronesia. Here is a look at the weather forecast for the region along with plenty of eclipse information. Also, you can watch it live here!