Samantha Bell

Saturn's moons Dione (1

Sky News: May is a fine time to spot Saturn’s moons

The entire month is a good time to use Saturn as a starting point for spotting other cosmic objects.

Saturn's moons Dione (1
Astronaut Don Pettit took this Lyrid meteors photo from a hard-to-reach angle — out a window of the International Space Station. The six-second exposure shows a Lyrid meteor burning up as it enters Earth's atmosphere over Florida and Cuba.

Sky News: Lyrical meteors and the best time to see Mercury

The Lyrid meteors are active from April 16 to 25 and reach their highest concentration the morning of April 22.

Astronaut Don Pettit took this Lyrid meteors photo from a hard-to-reach angle — out a window of the International Space Station. The six-second exposure shows a Lyrid meteor burning up as it enters Earth's atmosphere over Florida and Cuba.
A global view of Venus

In March, the Evening Star becomes a morning planet

Venus will sink fairly rapidly in the sky during the month as it transitions from being our ‘Evening Star’ to our ‘Morning Star.’

A global view of Venus
Appearing along the ecliptic plane this month

February skies to glow with Zodiacal Light

Zodiacal light will glow well in the Haida Gwaii sky starting Feb. 12.

Appearing along the ecliptic plane this month