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tonight's sky
Highlights of
the February sky

Your guide to constellations,
deep sky objects, planets, and events.

Grab a telescope, binoculars or just a lawn chair and head out to the backyard for a night of cosmic sightseeing. Our monthly stargazing guide keeps you informed about constellations, deep sky objects, planets, and events.

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All shows take place from the vantage of the Northern Hemisphere. Some objects are not visible throughout the entire month.

Archives Past Shows
  • January 2016

    All five visible planets are above the horizon in the predawn sky.

  • December 2015

    Perseus brandishes the head of Medusa.

  • November 2015

    The Leonid meteor shower lights up the night.