** What’s Up: May 2021 Skywatching Tips from NASA – NASA JPL
What are some skywatching highlights in May 2021? Beginning mid-May, find all four inner planets (including Earth!) near the western horizon after sunset. And on May 26, a supermoon total eclipse.
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: May – Space Telescope Science Institute
In May, we are looking away from the crowded, dusty plane of our own galaxy toward a region where the sky is brimming with distant galaxies. Locate Virgo to find a concentration of roughly 2,000 galaxies and search for Coma Berenices to identify many more. Keep watching for space-based views of galaxies like the Sombrero Galaxy, M87, and M64.
** What to see in the night sky: May 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 May 2021 #WITNS – Alyn Wallace
** Night Sky Notebook May 2021 – Peter Detterline
** See also:
- Look Up At The Night Sky (May 2021) – Farmers’ Almanac
- The Night Sky in May 2021 – Astronotes
- What to Look for in the Night Sky: May 2021 – WeatherNation
- May Night Sky 2021 — Stargazing Guide & Key Dates
- May: Halley Bits & Lunar Eclipse – Sky & Telescope:
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