Sky Gazing This Month – August

The longest lunar eclipse of the century accompanied with the opposition and closest approach of Mars rendered July as an exciting month from sky gazing point of view. But the eighth month of the year is no less. Here are some reasons to sky gaze in August. August 2: Alpha Capricornids Meteor Shower This meteor […]

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Sky Gazing This Month – July

What’s up in the sky this month? Learn about the planet positions, moon’s phases and important astronomy events in the month of July. Important Events: July 6: Earth at aphelion Earth will be at it’s maximum distance from the Sun, this year, on july 6. The aphelion distance of 94,507,803 miles (152,095,566 km) is 1.67% […]

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