See this three times: Betelgeuse star to be visible in Arizona’s winter skies
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | December 27, 2016 12:36 pm
It’s closer to the holiday season than Halloween, but a famous star called Betelgeuse will be visible in Arizona’s chilly skies.
Winter solstice is here: Wednesday marks shortest daylight of year in Arizona
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | December 20, 2016 3:36 pm
Wednesday will be the shortest period of daylight in Arizona of the year — because of the winter solstice, we’ll get less than 10 hours of sunlight.
Skywatchers get double treat with supermoon, meteor shower on Tuesday night
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | December 13, 2016 1:56 pm
Two heavenly events will happen Tuesday — a supermoon and the annual Geminid meteor shower — meaning skywatchers are in for an eyeful.
NASA planning to move Cassini spacecraft toward outer rings of Saturn
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | December 6, 2016 3:30 pm
NASA is planning to have its Cassini spacecraft close in on the outer edges of Saturn’s rings and make 20 passes through April 2017.
December’s night skies will set great tone for 2017
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 29, 2016 5:42 am
You are a few moments from experiencing beautiful skies for yourself by simply heading outdoors because December marks two major sky events!
NASA may go back to the moon during Donald Trump’s presidency
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 22, 2016 4:39 pm
NASA may be changing its direction in the heavens and could attempt to go back to the moon during Donald Trump’s administration!
Scientists exploring possible link between supermoon, earthquakes
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 16, 2016 5:05 am
During the recent supermoon, many in the scientific community were reviewing events to explore a possible connection between lunar perigee and earthquakes.
Did you know there are more than 15,000 objects floating near Earth in space?
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 10, 2016 6:29 am
With the recent discovery of a tiny asteroid, astronomers are now showing at least 15,197 objects that are simply known as Near-Earth Asteroids, or NEAs.
November will have some great stargazing, including a supermoon
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | November 1, 2016 2:17 pm
November will provide some impressive stargazing opportunities in Arizona, from several meteor showers to a huge supermoon.
Steve Kates/Dr. Sky | January 2, 2017 6:09 pmLight it up: 2017 skies open up with meteors and a comet