Still heaps to see in April Night Skies

We’re halfway through April, but amateur astronomers and backyard sky gazers still have some spectacles to look forward to in the nighttime sky. Starting on the 16th of April, the…

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Sky Views for April 2021

Evening Sky on April 17th at 8pm facing north and West (from Stellarium) Showing the Crescent Moon close to Mars Sky View facing East on April 24 at 5am with…

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Meteor Showers in April 2021

Normally a small number of "sporadic" meteors can be seen each hour of a moonless night. Sporadics are likely to be seen in any part of the sky. During a…

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Planets in April 2021

Mercury Is low in the morning sky this month and lost in twilight mid-month. It is not easy to see this month, as it transitions from the morning to evening…

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EMU in the Sky

April is a great time to try and find the Emu in the Sky. According to indigenous legends, emus were creator spirits that used to fly and look over and…

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