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Aug

Astronomy highlights in Autumn 2022

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Autumn is on its way, and the evenings get dark earlier. For many, this marks the start of a great observing season. And it’s all there: Saturn is eye-catching as it shines in the night sky, Jupiter is at opposition and there will even be a partial eclipse of the Sun! What’s more, the Moon […]

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01
Jun

Astronomy Highlights – Summer 2022

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Summer shooting stars, planetary chains and Saturn and Pluto at opposition… Don’t miss out on these astronomical delicacies. And in August, an occultation of a bright star by the Moon awaits us. In the “Astronomy Highlights in Summer 2022” infographic, you can find numerous important celestial events at a glance. You can find dates and […]

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01
Mar

Astronomy Highlights Spring 2022

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Close conjunctions between planets, a bright Venus and a total lunar eclipse: In this quarter, the heavens are offering up some delicious morsels which are worth viewing. What’s happening with Mercury, for example? The small, nimble planet will soon reach its best evening visibility. In the “Astronomy Highlights in Spring 2022” infographic, you can find […]

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06
Dec

Astronomy Highlights in Winter 2021/22

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The highlights of the winter sky are the bright stars around the constellations Orion and Taurus. But the next three months also offer us more to discover: a bright evening star, meteor showers and a beautiful necklace made of planets. In the “Astronomy Highlights in Winter 2021/22” infographic, you will find many important celestial events […]

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02
Sep

Infographic: Astronomy Highlights Autumn 2021

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Autumn has a planetary focus on Jupiter and Saturn which are both still brilliantly visible. Additionally, you have the chance to see the two outermost planets, Uranus and Neptune, at opposition. In the “Astronomy Highlights in Autumn 2021” infographic, you can find numerous important celestial events at a glance. You can find dates and detailed […]

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08
Jun

Astro-highlights – Summer 2021

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A solar eclipse after six years, the large planets in opposition and the August meteor shower is visible without any moonlight. If you’re not looking at the stars this summer, you’re missing something. The sky chart “Astro-highlights – Summer 2021” shows you all the significant celestial events at a glance so that you don’t miss […]

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01
Mar

Infographic: Astronomy Highlights in Spring 2021

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A visit to the Pleiades, a very bright minor planet and a superbly-visible Mercury in the evening sky. There’s lots to look forward to the astronomical spring, because it has plenty to offer. In the infographic Astronomy Highlights in Spring 2021, you have an overview of the important celestial events for the next three months. […]

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26
Nov

Astronomy Highlights in Winter 2020/21

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An extremely close encounter between Jupiter and Saturn, Mars and Uranus together in your field of view and the Geminids coincide with a new Moon. Once again there are all sorts of reasons to take a look and admire the starry sky. In the infographic “Astronomy Highlights in Winter 2020/21”, you have all the important […]

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28
Aug

Astronomy Highlights in Autumn 2020

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Mars at opposition, Moon-less Leonids and an interesting star occultation in the evening. Once again, there are plenty of reasons to look to the stars. Don’t let anything pass you by in the next three months: In the ‘Astronomy Highlights in Autumn 2020’ infographic, you will find a quick overview of numerous important celestial events. […]

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27
May

Infographic: Astronomy highlights in summer 2020

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Bright comets, fantastic meteors in August and multiple planets at opposition mean that the night sky in summer 2020 is full of astronomical treats. As early as June, there will be two interesting comets to be seen, namely C/2020 F8 SWAN and C/2017 T2 PanSTARRS. The former is gradually moving from the southern night sky […]

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