Author Archives: Derekscope
Friday 10th January 2020Captured the partial eclipse of the Moon tonight (7.10pm).
Friday 10th January 2020 – visible from the UKThe first penumbral lunar eclipse on 10th January, is one of the four lunar eclipses that will take place in this year 2020. After January 10th, the next penumbral lunar eclipses of … Continue reading
Happy new year! – 2020’s first meteor shower is coming between Friday 3rd January and Saturday 4th January 2020, which can on a good year produce about 100 meteors an hour near its peak. Friday 10th January 2020 from 5pm … Continue reading
Every year on Christmas DayThe first dawn of Christmas Day on planet Earth will be on Pitt Island, New Zealand.
Monday 23rd December 2019 – BBC News 1pm & 10pmBritish sign language is receiving an astronomical update thanks to a unique collaboration between a space scientist and a group of deaf astronomers. The University of Leeds based astrophysicist found that … Continue reading
Sunday 22nd December 2019It’s a shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. This month December’s solstice is on today, known as Winter Solstice.
Friday 13th thru Saturday 14th December 2019Unfortunately the showers will be spoiled by bright moonlit, but you’ll see as few as possible.
Sunday 1st – 11th December 2019 @ 16:30 / 4.30pmVenus will be climbing up higher to meet Saturn low in the evening twilight after sunset.
Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November 2019 – 16:30 / 4.30amThree planets and the Moon can be seen in the late afternoon, the Venus and Jupiter close low in the southwest after sunset.
Monday 25th November 2019 – 6:30 amThe Moon and Mercury will close together in the early morning. his will be good for photo opportunity.