Published on Feb 3, 2017
This month will feature meteor showers, eclipses of the sun and moon, our lunar satellite posing with planets, two bright comets and the Zodiacal Lights.
Stargazing together is deeply romantic, free and, in this over-digitised age of ours, delightfully disconnected – leaving you and your lover free to reconnect with each other. So log off, pack up your stargazing kit and let Mother Nature take your breath away.
Februry 5 - The Moon Will Hit the 'Bull's-Eye' in Stellar Eclipse
February 8 – Alpha Centaurid meteor shower
February 10 – Lunar eclipse
February 15 – Moon joins Jupiter and Spica
February 19-21 – Moon meets Saturn and Antares
February 26 – Solar eclipse
Two bright comets sailing the night sky this month.
Use Venus and Mars to find the Zodiacal Light.
Venus the past few months is the brightest object in the sky (except for the moon, of course).
Through a telescope, you are in for a real treat. As Venus' illuminated crescent phase will thin, its apparent diameter increases. And Venus remains the same brightness all month long.
From a stunning meteor shower to a solar eclipse: Here is your ultimate guide to the February night sky
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetec...
Clips, images credit: ESO, ESA/HUBBLE & NASA/JPL
Music credit: YouTube Audio Library
1) The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
2) Heart Break - Vibe Tracks
3) New Land - ALBIS