Tonight’s Sky

Skywatch Line for Wednesday and Thursday, March 6 and 7, 2024, written by Alan French

By Melanie Evans | March 6, 2024

This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Wednesday and Thursday, March 6 and 7, 2024, written by Alan French. The Sun rises at 6:22 A.M. on Wednesday and sets at 5:52 P.M. On Thursday it rises at 6:20 and sets at 5:53. This Thursday has 20 ¼ minutes more daylight than last Thursday. The Moon…

Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday March 3rd and 4th, 2024 written by Joe Slomka

By Melanie Evans | March 4, 2024

This is the Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday March 3rd and 4th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 5:29 PM; night falls at 7:23. Dawn begins at 4:50 AM and ends with Sunrise at 6:24. Monday’s Moon finds the 23-day-old Moon in southeastern Ophiuchus, rising at 4:24 AM and setting…

Skywatch Line for Friday, March 1, through Sunday, March 3, 2024 written by Sam Salem

By Melanie Evans | March 1, 2024

This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Friday, March 1, through Sunday, March 3, written by Sam Salem. On Friday, Sun rises at 6:30am and sets at 5:45pm; Moon sets at 8:55am. On Saturday and Sunday mornings, the Moon will be near the bright star Antares in Scorpius the Scorpion. The last-quarter Moon occurs at…

Skywatch Line for Wednesday and Thursday, February 28 and 29, 2024, written by Alan French

By Melanie Evans | February 27, 2024

This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Wednesday and Thursday, February 28 and 29, 2024, written by Alan French. The Sun rises at 6:33 A.M. on Wednesday and sets at 5:43 P.M. On Thursday it rises at 6:32 and sets at 5:44. This Thursday has just under 19 minutes more daylight than last Thursday. We…

Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday February 26th, and 27th, 2024 written by Joe Slomka

By Melanie Evans | February 25, 2024

This is the Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday February 26th, and 27th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 5:41 PM; night falls at 7:15. Dawn begins at 5:01 AM and ends with Sunrise at 6:35. Eastern Virgo presents the Moon on both nights. Monday, the 17-day-old Moon sets at 7:37…

Skywatch Line for Friday, February 23, through Sunday, February 25, 2024 written by Sam Salem

By Melanie Evans | February 23, 2024

This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Friday, February 23, through Sunday, February 25, written by Sam Salem. On Friday, Sun rises at 6:41am and sets at 5:37pm; Moon sets at 6:39am and rises at 4:49pm. On Friday evening, the waxing gibbous Moon will float near the star Regulus, marking the bottom of the backward…

Skywatch Line for Wednesday and Thursday, February 21 and 22, 2024, written by Alan French

By Melanie Evans | February 21, 2024

This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Wednesday and Thursday, February 21 and 22, 2024, written by Alan French. The Sun rises at 7:18 A.M. on Wednesday and sets at 4:57 P.M. On Thursday it rises at 7:17 and sets at 4:59. This Thursday has 13 ¾ minutes more daylight than last Thursday. The Moon…

Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday February 19th, and 20th, 2024 written by Joe Slomka

By Melanie Evans | February 18, 2024

This is the Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday February 19th, and 20th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 5:32 PM; night falls at 7:06. Dawn begins at 5:12 AM and ends with Sunrise at 6:46. Gemini hosts the Moon on both nights in the southeast. Monday’s Moon sets at 4:13…

Skywatch Line for Friday, February 16, through Sunday, February 18, 2024 written by Sam Salem

By Melanie Evans | February 16, 2024

This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Friday, February 16, through Sunday, February 18, written by Sam Salem. On Friday, Sun rises at 6:52am and sets at 5:28pm; Moon sets at 12:52am and rises at 10:18am. The instant of first quarter Moon will fall at 10:01am on Friday. Just lower right of the Moon, by…

Skywatch Line for Wednesday and Thursday, February 14 and 15, 2024, written by Alan French

By Melanie Evans | February 13, 2024

This is Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Wednesday and Thursday, February 14 and 15, 2024, written by Alan French. The Sun rises at 6:54 A.M. on Wednesday and sets at 5:25 P.M. On Thursday it rises at 6:53 and sets at 5:26. This Thursday has 18 ½ minutes more daylight than last Thursday. The Moon,…