You may have read some news reports about Comet Lovejoy. It is currently at its brightest, but still not bright enough to see with the naked eye in Chicago’s urban sky, but… If you have a pair of binoculars, you might be able to spot the comet any time between now and the end of… Read More Comet Lovejoy?
Skywatching: January 12-17 Venus and Mercury are putting on quite a show in the early evening sky this week. As I write this, Chicago is in the middle of a lake-effect snow band, but the forecast is for clearer skies later this week. About 45 minutes after sunset, around 5:30 pm (or as soon as… Read More Evening “Stars”