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Best Stargazing April

Big dipper in the northern sky in spring

April 8, 2024 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm – New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing. Here’s a great way to start – look due north after the sun has set and find the Big Dipper constellation [see photo] with its telltale 3-star handle and 4-star dipper. In the spring, the dipper is […]

Lyrids Meteor Shower

meteor showers

April 22, 2024 – April 23, 2024 @ 10:00 pm – 5:00 am – The Lyrids peaks this year on the night of the night of the 22nd and morning of the 23rd. These meteors can sometimes produce bright dust trails that last for several seconds. Unfortunately the glare of the full moon will block out all but the brightest meteors this year. But if you are patient, you […]

Best Stargazing May

Big dipper in the northern sky in spring

May 7, 2024 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm – New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing. Here’s a great way to start – look due north after the sun has set and find the Big Dipper constellation [see photo] with its telltale 3-star handle and 4-star dipper. In the spring, the dipper is […]

sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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