The Night Sky in January 2018

Happy New year to all members and their guests!

I hope we get the right conditions to resume Observing Evenings in January.

Here are the night sky images from my January presentation:





Other highlights in January

Jupiter and Mars remain close together in the early morning and will be joined by the crescent Moon on Thursday 11th.

January sees two Supermoons, on the 2nd and the 31st.  Click this image to see Fred Espinak’s extraordinary work on Supermoons: