Some Interesting Astronomical Events for the Naked Eye During Jan – March 2018

For a monthly sky map please head here. The first trimester of 2018 begins with a full moon on Jan 2nd . It is also the supermoon, a popular and relatively new term to indicate that the full moon phase nearly coincides with lunar Perigee (i.e., when the moon is closest to the earth). On… Read more Some Interesting Astronomical Events for the Naked Eye During Jan – March 2018

Some Interesting Astronomical Events for the Naked Eye During Oct – Dec 2017

As this trimester begins, Jupiter and Saturn, two planets currently visible in the evening sky, and Venus, which is visible in the morning sky, are getting closer to the Sun. Jupiter is in conjunction with the Sun on 26th of October. A conjunction between two celestial bodies is when they appear very close to each… Read more Some Interesting Astronomical Events for the Naked Eye During Oct – Dec 2017