Stargazing and dark sky tourism
Star tourism is free - and areas with little light pollution hope to cash in. The moon is but a sliver. The nights are long. A partial eclipse of the Sun is due. The Quadrantid meteor shower will be visible to the naked eye ... how dark does a night ...
How to See Planet Uranus In the Night Sky
Here is a trivia question: Not including our own planet Earth, how many ... naked eye on very dark, clear nights, Uranus is now visible during the evening hours among the stars of Pisces, the Fishes. Astronomers measure the brightness of objects in the ...
How to Spot 5 Cosmic Treats in August Night Sky
Skywatching enthusiasts should be able to see many amazing celestial objects under a clear, dark ... the naked eye is probably only possible for people with near-perfect vision. A pair of binoculars, however, will make the two stars clearly visible.
Astronomy: A free road map to the stars
It's warm enough to watch the night sky without a parka, at last, and there's plenty to see. Burlington ... eye can be seen after sunset, Jupiter in the West, Mars about overhead and Saturn in the East. The constellations visible when the sky is dark ...