Weekend Stargazer: January 19 – 21

Use this image to guide you to the clusters of Auriga. Photo courtesy John McDonald
Use this image to guide you to the clusters of Auriga. Photo courtesy John McDonald

The night sky this weekend is free of moonlight for the most part. The latest the thin waxing crescent sets is a little before 10 p.m on Sunday evening. (Moonset occurs earlier on Friday and Saturday nights.) At around this time, the constellation Auriga is nearly overhead. Continue reading “Weekend Stargazer: January 19 – 21”