May 4

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report May 4 – May 10

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

This is a series of weekly Sky Reports that alert people to what they can see in the night sky by simply stepping outdoors and looking up, perhaps with a pair of binoculars. The sky is always changing and a lot is happening if you know what to look for. All times are MDT. Venus […]

Apr 30

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report April 27 – May 3

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Image: M83 – Southern Pinwheel Galaxy shot by Dave Lane This is the second of a series of weekly Sky Reports that alert people to what they can see in the night sky by simply stepping outdoors and looking up, perhaps with a pair of binoculars. The sky is always changing and a lot is […]

Apr 19

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report April 20-26

Kanab Night Sky April 20-26

Image Courtesy of SkySafariAstronomy.com. The predawn sky at 5:00 a.m. on Friday, April 24. Most of the background stars are in Capricornus. The first “star” to appear after sunset tonight is the poetically named “Evening Star” – the planet Venus. Venus appears high in the southwest as the sky grows dark, and it outshines every […]

Apr 15

Stellar Vista Observatory Sky Report, April 13 – 19, 2020

M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Image: M83 – Southern Pinwheel Galaxy shot by Dave Lane This is the first of a series of weekly Sky Reports that will alert people to what they can see in the night sky by simply stepping outdoors and looking up, perhaps with a pair of binoculars. The sky is always changing and a lot […]