In this month's edition:

  • Planetary Skylights: Jupiter & Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Mars, Venus, Mercury.
  • Meteors: Perseids
  • Comet F3 Neowise
  • Noctilucent Cloud
  • August 2020 Sky Charts

Having graced our skies throughout most of July after brightening far more than predicted, comet NEOWISE is currently residing in Coma Berenices.

Discovered in late March by the Near Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, aka NEOWISE launched by NASA in 2009, comet NEOWISE became readily visible to the naked eye shortly after rounding the Sun in early July.  The comet was visible low to the north during the short hours of semidarkness in the twilight skies from approximately 23:00h until 02:45h[...] [Read more about Member Images of Comet Neowise]

Eight Moons and a Sunset... [Read more about Eight Moons and a Sunset.]