Skip to comments.Check out Tonight's Sky
Posted on 03/26/2012 6:51:41 PM PDT by Noob1999
Check out tonight's sky!
Hopefully it's clear in your area, and the sharp waning moon has a super bright Venus at its five o'clock; and the very bright Jupitor at its six o'clock and lower in the sky.
The skies have been gorgeous in the last few weeks.
yo noob. you WOW?
Clear in Alabama! Gazed in awe and appreciate knowing exactly what I was seeing - other than God’s BEAUTIFUL CREATION!
Venus, Jupiter, Mercury, Mars and Saturn were all visible this month if you’d known where to look. Although Venus and Jupiter were the easiest to spot.
Just did! How awesomely beautiful! Calm evening; clear skies; nice temperature. Lovely! Simply lovely here in the great Upstate of SC!
Hey, are you listening in on us over here? I had just been hunting the binoculars because I had went out and noticed how beautiful the sky was. :) I always keep the binoculars in one spot and they are not there.
It’s too much trouble to make the mister drag out the telescope and set it up (works graveyard). I don’t mess with the telescope— he gets fussy about his telescope and I don’t want to hear it. :p
Absolutely a gorgeous night sky!
Clear skies here, and the scene is gorgeous! Mars and Saturn also looking good on the other side of the sky. A great night to have a decent set of binoculars!
It's a waxing moon here--are you in the Southern hemisphere?
..........It’s a waxing moon here...........
Thanks - what’s a waxing vs waning moon?? As a lifelong sailor, I should know, but I’ve been too busy looking at my nighttime compass :<)
“Yeah, but have yeh seen anythin’, Ronan? Anythin’ unusual?”
“Mars is bright tonight. Unusually bright”
Saw it - down here in south Texas, and it is just beautiful.
They are just so bright and ‘glowing’.
Absolutely gorgeous in the AZ sky! Thanks for bringing it to my attention.
Oops, can't say that anymore.
I’ve seen all but Mercury, ain’t happening here in Dallas.
Mars is very orangey at the moment. I dragged She Who Must Be Obeyed out into the street a couple of weeks ago to see the sky, Venus and Jupiter were quite spectacular. Even from our viewing area.
Haven't seen anything unusual since then, though...
Yeah, thought that was very cool, too.
Yeah, thought that was very cool, too.
A beautiful clear and cool night here in Winchester, CA. Thanks for that.
My bride and I follow the celestial orbs closely each evening. One of us will look up to see their relative positions and ultimately say, “there’s Uranus.”
I use Stellarium (very good, and free) to keep me informed as to what's coming in the skies. It takes a bit of poking on it to get it set up, but it is well worth the time.
That's why the full moon is so bright...all that waxing for 14 nights.
Just went out and looked at it. Definitely beautiful. Got the kids(B20, G17) out there to see it to. Thanks
KStars is a free program for linux.
There are also some pretty cool planetarium apps you can get for your Apple or Android phone.
...dem dar Vulcans sure do live long and prosper!
From North Houston all I can see is the moon and, I guess, Venus. Must be too many city lights.
‘A beautiful cool and clear night______’
Ditto here in Ventura County, Calif.
Seen right from our front door! Alerted 3 daughters and their families in the county.
Should also alert daughter and family in Colorado - - - texting . . .
Socked in in Bay area. No moon.
>> “Thanks - whats a waxing vs waning moon??” <<
Waxing = getting bigger, Waning = getting smaller.
Gorgeous in Colorado .
Can’t see nothing but the flashing lights of the one armed bandits here in Reno! I’ll have to check things out by the Mustang Ranch where I’m headed.
I was out picking my spring flowers before the hard freeze hits tonight. The sky was so beautiful at dusk. I called my daughter, who took the little ones out to see.
It’s been great to see winter constellations in summer evening weather!
My favorite sight in the sky is Orion in the west at dusk, meaning, spring is here!
Boy is that beautiful. I can really ‘see’ Orion the Hunter in that photo.
Az does have a lovely clear sky. I like a fool tried to photograph it with my digital camera, uhhh flash no light up universe.
I’m sorry about the freeze after all your flowers started blooming nit! That’s a true shame.....
............One of us will look up to see their relative positions and ultimately say, theres Uranus.............
I can only hope that you, not your bride, are able to check that out!
Thanks! I’ll have to check that out.
I’ve been using StarWalk and SolarWalk on the iPad. Will be nice having something on the desktop to play with!
Everyone enjoying the beautiful March spring up here knew we’d have to pay for it. It could wipe out the fruit crop this year.
Potlatch...I live in Oregon...the land of cloudy skies. lol
I’m glad you saw it, and enjoyed it. ;o)
[It could wipe out the fruit crop this year.]
Lets pray that doesn’t happen!
I didn’t realize that - about the cloudy skies.
The sky seemed darker than ever but I think it was because of the brilliance of the stars.
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