Sunset Sky Show

Venus and Jupiter (and the Crescent Moon) June brings good news and bad news. First, the bad news: June 2015 is already the third rainiest month in Chicago history (as measured at Midway Airport). The good news: Whenever the skies clear, June 2015 presents a great opportunity to view Venus and Jupiter at sunset all… Read More Sunset Sky Show

Three-Day-Old Moon

I captured the following image of the waxing crescent Moon tonight (Tuesday, November 25): The Moon was three days old. New Moon was on Saturday, but skies over Chicago remained cloudy and/or stormy for the next two nights, preventing me from seeing an even younger Moon. Nonetheless, in just four days, the Moon’s appearance changed… Read More Three-Day-Old Moon