How To View The Christmas Comet 46P/Wirtanen

christmas comet, 46P/Wirtanen

The comet, coined the Christmas Comet, because of it’s timing, is the thing to track right now. This, the 46P/Wirtanen, will be the brightest comet this year. If you are into stargazing, get ready, as it will be its brightest on December 16, 2018 but should also be visible 14-18 December. You don’t need a … Read more

Finding Earth-like Planets

finding Earth-like planets

A new super-Earth was found recently. The newly found exoplanet orbits Barnard’s Star, which is about 6 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Ophiuchus. With an apparent magnitude of +9.5, you won’t be able to see this red dwarf without a telescope. And, it appears brighter in the infrared rather than the visible light spectrum. … Read more

More Than 10 Best Places in the World to Stargaze

best stargazing place

You’ve got yourself a telescope for viewing planets, but where are the best places in the world to stargaze? Here are 10 best places in the world to stargaze. We include some from the National Geographic list as the world’s best stargazing sites to use those best features of your telescope or astronomy binoculars. 1. Atacama … Read more

A Rare Event: Super Blue Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse

They called it a trifecta of Lunar events. A supermoon, a blue moon and a lunar eclipse coinciding on 31 January 2018. Definitely, a time for night sky watching and capture the view with your binoculars, telescope, or camera. You had to be in Australia, eastern Asia, or parts of Canada for the best views. The night sky … Read more