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tonight's sky
Highlights of
the September 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
  • August 2015

    The Perseid meteor shower streaks across the sky.

  • July 2015

    Nebulae and star clusters await summer skywatchers.

  • June 2015

    Saturn's rings are visible in a telescope.