[ Update: What’s Up: March 2021 Skywatching Tips from NASA – NASA JPL
What are some skywatching highlights in April 2021? Look for the rosy arch known as the Belt of Venus at sunset, then find the constellation Leo overhead on April evenings. Also, check out Jupiter and Saturn with the Moon on April 6. Additional information about topics covered in this episode of What’s Up, along with still images from the video, and the video transcript, are available at https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/whats-up….
** Tonight’s Sky: April – Space Telescope Science Institute
Clear April nights are filled with starry creatures. Near the Big Dipper, you will find several interesting binary stars. You can also spot galaxies like the Pinwheel Galaxy, M82, and M96—the last of which is an asymmetric galaxy that may have been gravitationally disrupted by encounters with its neighbors. Keep watching for space-based views of these celestial objects.
** What to see in the night sky: April 2021 – BBC Sky at Night Magazine
What can you see in the night sky tonight? Astronomers Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through April’s night sky highlights and reveal the stars, constellations and planets worth looking out for over the coming weeks.
** What’s in the Night Sky April 2021 #WITNS – Alyn Wallace
** Night Sky Notebook March 2021 – Peter Detterline
** See also:
- Skywatch: What’s happening in the heavens in April – The Washington Post
- Starwatch: don’t miss gossamer beauty of the zodiacal light – The Guardian
- This week’s sky at a glance for … – Sky & Telescope
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