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tonight's sky
Highlights of
the December 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
  • November 2014

    The Leonid meteor shower makes for an exciting month.

  • October 2014

    That faint smudge in the sky is our nearest large galactic companion, Andromeda.

  • September 2014

    The elongated star Algedi is actually two unrelated stars that merge from our viewpoint.