Night sky highlights for September 2021

** What’s Up: September 2021 Skywatching Tips from NASA – NASA JPL

What are some skywatching highlights in September 2021? Mercury provides a challenging target to spot in the fading light after sunset at the beginning of the month. Enjoy spotting two “fast” stars all month long: speedy Arcturus and fast-spinning Altair. 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….

** Tonight’s Sky: SeptemberSpace Telescope Science Institute

In September, Pegasus becomes increasingly prominent in the southeastern sky, allowing stargazers to locate globular star clusters and a nearby double star, Alpha Capricorni. Keep watching for space-based views of densely packed, spherical collections of ancient stars in visible and X-ray light.

** What to see in the night sky: September 2021BBC Sky at Night MagazineStar Diary Podcast | What’s in the night sky, September 2021 – BBC Sky at Night Magazine

What can you see in the night sky tonight? Astronomers Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through September’s night-sky highlights.

** What’s in the Night Sky September 2021 #WITNS | Meteors | Milky Way Core Alyn Wallace

** Night Sky Notebook September 2021 – Peter Detterline

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