Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel guide us through January’s night-sky highlights.
Interview: NASA astronaut Terry Virts
Former astronaut Terry Virts discusses life in zero gravity, what the stars look like on a spacewalk and the prospect of humans on Mars.
Binocular and deep-sky tours
Download this month’s binocular and deep-sky tour charts. The charts are printed in black on white so they can be viewed under red light at your telescope.
Southern Sky Chart
Download our sky chart for observers in the southern hemisphere.
Record your observations of Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Venus and the Sun with our handy printable forms.
If you observe the Sun, remember NEVER to look at it with your naked eye; either project it through your telescope or use a solar filter on your telescope’s front lens.