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Welcome to the May night sky. Over in the west, shortly after sunset, the brilliant planet Venus can still be seen high in the rapidly darkening sky. This planet stays at approximately the same...

Welcome to the April night sky. Soon after sunset, over in the west, the brilliant planet Venus is easily visible low on the horizon, and on the evening of the 17th the thin crescent Moon will be...

Welcome to the March night sky. This month we have no bright planets in the evening sky, but at dawn, visible in the south, is Saturn, Mars and Jupiter, all in a line near the constellations of...

Welcome to the February night sky. During this month, unfortunately, there are no bright planets visible in the evening sky.

At around 2am, the gas giant planet Jupiter can be seen rising...

Welcome to the January night sky and to the new year of 2018. This month we have two full moons - the first was on January 2 and the second will be on January 31.

When this happens, the...

Welcome to the December night sky. This is the month of the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. The Earth is now close to the point in its orbit where the north pole is tilted away from...

Welcome to the November night sky. This is the month in Northern Europe of the first night frosts as winter approaches.

Visible over in the east as darkness falls, the grand constellation...

Welcome to the October night-sky. This is the month when the clocks go back (29th), and the nights start to darken noticeably.

Over in the northeast, the star cluster called the Pleiades,...

Welcome to the September night sky. This month, most of the exciting planetary action takes place in the pre-dawn sky over in the east. You must be up at least one hour before sunrise to see the...

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