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The Big Dipper twists around fast near the zenith, Arcturus almost claims the zenith, the Coma Star Cluster not far away can't quite hide, and T Cor Bor simmers ominously dim.

The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, May 24 – June 2 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

Author: Alan MacRobert
Posted: May 24, 2024, 9:18 am

This week the Moon occults Beta Virginis, then Antares. The last star of the Summer Triangle finally rises before bedtime. On the other side of the sky, the Arch of Spring sinks low.

The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, May 17 – 26 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

Author: Alan MacRobert
Posted: May 17, 2024, 8:47 am

The waxing Moon this week travels eastward from the horns of Taurus past the heads of Gemini, the Beehive in Cancer, then the forefoot of Leo on its way to occulting Beta Virginis.

The post This Week's Sky at a Glance, May 10 – 19 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

Author: Alan MacRobert
Posted: May 10, 2024, 8:43 am