February’s Night Sky.

Sky at midnight on 22nd. February. (Sky map generated from Heavens-Above.com) Full Moon; 11th. February. New Moon; 26th. February. Venus dominates the early evening sky: it is visible from sunset until around 21:15 shining at a magnificent -4.4. have a look at it with binoculars and see if you can make out its shape; it […]

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January’s Night Sky.

The night sky at 01h30 on the 20th. (Map generated on Heavens-Above.com) Full Moon 12th. January. New Moon 27th. January. Only three planets are visible this month; we start off with Venus. As soon as the Sun sets it is an easy to find shining at magnitude -4.4 in the south-west. By mid month it […]

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