Videos from Your Sky Tonight

Explore the naked-eye wonders of our sky at night with this relaxing series of videos designed to whisk you to the heavens and enjoy the dazzling universe spinning overhead.

Found 25 videos in "Your Sky Tonight" category

Albedo 052 Images of Jupiter from Juno

1st Mar, 2019 - 4302 views

One of my favorite composers is Vangelis and for people who like old school Cosmos, you know what I'm talking about. I've been thinking about making a tribute to Albedo 0.39 for a while and all of the amazing Junocam images of Jupiter inspired me.

Can We See the Pillars of Creation with Amateur Astronomy Telescopes

5th Jun, 2019 - 5826 views

In the late spring skies in the northern hemisphere, looking towards the southeast in the hours after midnight, there is a region of star formation that right now, is home to newborn stars: The Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula

How Can The Moon Move East During a Solar Eclipse?

18th Aug, 2017 - 4029 views

If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy There is an eastward component to the Moon's motion across the sky. This is in addition to the normal, daily motion of the moon, stars

How to Find The Great Andromeda Galaxy

11th Oct, 2017 - 83.5K views

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Mercury and Venus: The Innermost Planets of our Solar System

14th Nov, 2017 - 4325 views

Help support Deep Astronomy by getting a month's free trial at The Great Courses Plus: http://thegreatcourses.com/DeepAstronomy This month offers some good glimpses of the innermost planets in our solar system: Mercury and Venus. To see them, you'

New Off-Axis Telescope Design for Amateurs

26th Jun, 2018 - 1812 views

How would you like to own a telescope that has the same design as some of the world's best observatories? The off-axis telescope is unique in that there is no secondary obstruction to mess up your image but the mirror configuration is not easy to co

The Orionid Meteor Shower

20th Oct, 2017 - 7093 views

Please visit The Great Courses Plus to get one free month trial: http://ow.ly/AVDF30fiZ33 The highlight for this weekend will the the peak of the amazing Orionid Meteor Shower. It will be at its best viewing tonight through Sunday and should provi

The Triangulum Galaxy: The Most Distant Naked Eye Object

8th Nov, 2017 - 10.4K views

Help support Deep Astronomy by getting a month's free trial at The Great Courses Plus: http://ow.ly/AVDF30fiZ33 If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Have you ever wonder

Vega: The Second Most Important Star in Our Sky

7th Sep, 2017 - 23.2K views

If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Vega, or alpha lyrae, is the brightest star in the constellation Lyra the Harp and it is the fifth brightest star overall in our night

Why Is the Solar Eclipse of 2017 Moving From West to East?

13th Aug, 2017 - 20.2K views

Why is the eclipse moving eastward even though the Sun and Moon rise in the East? The answer is in this video. Please consider supporting Deep Astronomy by becoming a Patreon Patron: https://www.patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Listen to Deep Astronomy

Your Halloween Skies and Happy Dark Matter Day

31st Oct, 2017 - 1976 views

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Your Sky Tonight A Christmas Comet

21st Dec, 2018 - 5808 views

In the waning months of 2018, we are treated to a comet in our night sky: Comet 46P/Wirtanen