Archiv: night sky

10.10.2019 - 02:51 [ CW ]

Look to the sky: Two meteor showers expected to peak this week

According to the American Meteor Society, the Draconids will peak Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and the South Taurid meteor shower will peak Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

07.04.2018 - 11:25 [ ]

Here’s How New York City Would Look if Stars Were Visible in the Night Sky

Like any other bustling metropolis, it’s impossible to see much in New York’s night sky beyond the Moon and whatever clouds are sulking about.

That’s mainly because of all the light pollution produced by the city, which obscures the stars and other cosmic phenomena until you drive a far enough distance away from the city. And that’s what makes this video from the SKYGLOW project so striking: