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Tag Archive | "Planets"

Tonight’s Sky for September 2016: Stars, Planets and Say Hello to Venus in the Evening Sky

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In September, Venus becomes more prominent in the evening sky. Venus is getting higher after each sunset, but Jupiter and Mercury are disappearing in the glare of sunset at the shift to morning sky objects later in September. Venus, Mars […]

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Tonight’s Sky for September 2016: Stars, Planets and Say Hello to Venus in the Evening Sky

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In September, Venus becomes more prominent in the evening sky. Venus is getting higher after each sunset, but Jupiter and Mercury are disappearing in the glare of sunset at the shift to morning sky objects later in September. Venus, Mars […]

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Tonight’s Sky for August 2016: Stars, Planets and the Perseids Meteor Shower

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In August, look for Saturn, Mars and Antares in the southwest sky about 9:30 p.m. (Musical track The Far River written by Jonn Serrie, from the album And the Stars Go With You courtesy of New World Music Ltd). Saturn, […]

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Tonight’s Sky for July 2016: Stars, Planets and Constellations

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In July, watch for the Delta Aquarid meteor shower. (Musical track The Far River written by Jonn Serrie, from the album And the Stars Go With You courtesy of New World Music Ltd). Jupiter is in the Western sky after […]

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Tonight’s Sky for June 2016: Stars, Planets and Constellations

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In June, look toward the constellation Hercules to find compact globular clusters of stars. Highlights of the June sky Evening planets Jupiter high in the southwestern sky after sunset. Mars and Saturn low in the southeast sky about 9:30 pm. […]

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Tonight’s Sky for May 2016

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In May, look for galaxies embedded in the constellation Virgo. Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In May, the sky is featured with Jupiter, Mars and Saturn low southeast before midnight, […]

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Tonight’s Sky for April 2016

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In April, the sky is featured with Jupiter, Ursa Major, Leo, and Saturn and Mars after midnight, and the Lyrid meteor shower, which peaks Friday, April 2, 2016 (Musical track The Far River written by Jonn Serrie, from the album […]

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Cardinal Stars and Planets in the Night Sky for March 2016; Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Gemini, M35, Solar Eclipse Singapore

Hubble Space Telescope: Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In March, the constellations of spring arrive. The guide to constellations, deep-sky objects, planets and events for March 2016. Jupiter visible all month as an evening planet rising in the east by 8:00 p.m. and visible all […]

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What Was So Special About Chicago’s Beautiful West Night Sky Sunday Evening?

Chicago’s night sky on Sunday, February 19 at 8:12 p.m. highlighting (left-to-right) Sirius, Orion, Taurus, Pleiades, Jupiter, and Venus. A clear sky with visibility greater than 10 miles, and without the light of the Moon, created ideal conditions for seeing stars and planets Sunday night. Between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. the ideal conditions were […]

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Night Sky & Planetarium for Chicago & Arlington Heights, Illinois [Can be Reset Anywhere, Anytime]

CURRENT NIGHT SKY IS REMARKABLE IN FEBRUARY 2012, SEE MORE …
What Was So Special About Chicago’s Beautiful West Night Sky?

Do you want a quick and easy way to see what’s up in the night sky in Chicago? Then click on the star field below that already shows a view looking North. A new window will open. Look for the “Reset time to now” command, upper left. If you want the night sky anywhere in the world, reset the location, upper right.



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A view of the night sky looking north May 29, 2009 at 1:08 a.m. Click the image to see the dynamic view for May 29, 2009, then use the controls to see the current view, or choose another date and time.

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A view of the night sky looking east August 29, 2009 at 1:08 a.m. Click the image to see the dynamic view of the night sky for August 29, 2009, then use the controls to see the current view, or choose another date and time.

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A view of the night sky looking east September 9, 2009 at 1:08 a.m. Because stars appear to advance from east to west, just like the sun, the sky at 1:08 a.m. on September 9, 2009, except for the moon, is about the same sky at 2:08 a.m. on August 29, 2009. In other words, the stars appear to advance ahead an hour as the year passes by … and the advance seen in one hour on a single night is about the same advance seen 11 days later at the exact same time. Click the image to see the dynamic view of the night sky for September 9, 2009, then use the controls to see the current view, or choose another date and time.

The location for the nearest whole numbers for latitude, longitude coordinates for Arlington Heights, Illinois is 42° North and 88° West (42,-88). The location is actually just south of Busse Woods and just southeast of Arlington Heights Road and Biesterfield Road in Elk Grove Village.*

Neave PLANETARIUM … or use the following link for an example head start … A specific preset view of the Neave Planetarium night sky looking north May 29, 2009 at 1:08 a.m. Click the link to see the dynamic view for May 29, 2009, then use the controls to see the current view, or choose another date and time.

Here is the weather section for enjoying the night sky. Using the ‘Night Sky’ section, it’s easy to find constellations, planets and bright stars and learn when they rise and when they set. A planetarium shows the sky, complete with stars, constellations, the Moon and the Sun, for the current date, or you can set the date and time for a future or past dates and times.

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