March 20 - First day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere
March 21 at 1:43 UTC - Full moon - Super "worm" moon
In our evening sky, Mars is in the west at sunset near the Pleiades
In the early morning sky, Jupiter, Saturn, and Venus brighten the eastern sky before sunrise.
On December 16th, Comet 64P Wirtanen will pass the Earth at 12 million kilometers away. It may become as bright as 3rd magnitude. The diffuse coma and a nearly full Moon will make observations difficult.
The associated image: Comet 46P's coma extends more than 45 arcminutes in this picture taken on November 26, 2018. Gerald Rhemann (Namibia) From Sky and Tel.
The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology and Ohio State Newark are proud to announce the grand opening of the newest exhibit at The Works, a SciDome planetarium, on Saturday, June 9, 2018.
A group of astronomy and physics students recently got a firsthand look at the Green Bank Telescope, the world’s largest steerable radio telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia.