Four of the five planets visible to the unaided eye huddle quite close together in the pre-dawn sky next week, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.
The planets Mercury and Venus will put on a good show for skywatchers throughout April, according to the editors of StarDate magazine. Mercury usually is difficult to see because it seldom moves far from the Sun, but April offers a good view of Mercury because the planet is farthest from the Sun for its evening… » Continue Reading
StarDate Magazine Introduces Media Service with Planetary Line-Up in Pre-Dawn Sky June 19-21; Animation and Images Available
Mars, Venus, Mercury and the Moon huddle up later this week. AUSTIN, Texas — StarDate magazine, published by The University of Texas at Austin McDonald Observatory, is introducing a new service called “StarDate Media” to help print Web and broadcast media bring the excitement of skywatching events to their readers and viewers. It’s starting with… » Continue Reading