Category : Challenge

February’s Sky Challenges

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing. Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects. Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

January’s Sky Challenges

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing. Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects. Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

April’s Sky Challenges

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing. Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects. Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

March Sky Challenges

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing. Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects. Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

February’s Sky Challenges

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing. Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects. Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

January Sky Challenges

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing. Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects. Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

November’s Sky Challenge

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing. Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects. Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

September’s Sky Challenges

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Published on: September 11, 2011

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing. Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects. Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

October Sky Challenges

Astronomers and Star Gazers need a challenge when observing.  Novices can be easily overwhelmed by long lists of challenging objects.  Expert observers can be so focused on their projects, they easily can ignore the challenge provided by observing with different instruments. By presenting three objects in each of several different […]

August Sky Challenges

Naked-Eye Challenges The Pipe Nebula, a dark nebula in Ophiuchus. M8, the Lagoon Nebula, in Sagittarius Sketch the 4 evening planets, Mercury, Venus, Saturn, and Mars, and the waxing crescent Moon on the night of August 12th. Binocular Challenges α Capricorni, an optical double star, is the brightest star in […]

Lunar Phase
Current Moon Phase
Courtesy: U.S. Naval Observatory

Current Sun
Current Sun Image
Courtesy: NASA

Clear Sky Chart
San Antonio Clear Sky Chart

Sun/Moon Rise/Set Times
Sun/Moon Rise/Set Times

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