venus mars conjunction

How to watch Venus and Mars align in a unique planetary conjunction tonight

Late last year,  Jupiter and Saturn treated skywatchers to a once-in-a-lifetime “great conjunction,” when they were closer in the night sky than they had been since medieval times. And in January, our solar system’s two largest planets were joined by a third — Mercury — forming a rare three-planet conjunction. Now, it’s Earth’s closest cosmic neighbors’ […]

Expert says more people seeing meteors because of home surveillance

Monday night, people in Southwest Florida reached out to us about orange lights that floated across the night sky and then seemed to end in an explosion. Experts we spoke to said what some viewers were able to record were likely meteor sightings. When Barbara Kropacek was a little girl, she used to watch for […]