Aug 10

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report August 10 – August 16

Photo: Meteors radiate from the northeast but appear all over the sky. THE event this week is the annual Perseid Meteor Shower which peaks on the evening of Tuesday the 11th. Meteors, also called “shooting stars” are the flash of light you see when a piece of dust from outer space falls through our atmosphere. […]

Aug 4

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report August 3 – August 9

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments toJohn@StargazingAdventures.org. Comet NEOWISE amazed everyone as the brightest comet in two […]

Jul 26

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report July 27 – August 2

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments toJohn@StargazingAdventures.org. Comet NEOWISE remains visible in the early evening sky to […]

Jul 20

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report July 20 – July 26

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments toJohn@StargazingAdventures.org. This spring two comets that were expected to become bright […]

Jul 13

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report July 13 – July 19

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments toJohn@StargazingAdventures.org. This week Jupiter and Saturn lie exactly opposite the sun, […]

Jul 5

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report July 6 – July 12

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments toJohn@StargazingAdventures.org. Summer is definitely here, and so is the summer Milky […]

Jun 28

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report June 29 – July 5

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments toJohn@StargazingAdventures.org. There are four bright planets in the sky tonight, two […]

Jun 20

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report June 22 – June 28

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments to John@StargazingAdventures.org. All the planetary action is in the morning sky, […]

Jun 14

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report June 15 – June 21

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments to John@StargazingAdventures.org. Regular sky observers will recall that Venus dominated the […]

Jun 7

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report June 8 – June 14

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments to John@StargazingAdventures.org. This week three planets are visible, all in the […]