Storm Team 11 Starwatch: Monday, April 29th – Sunday, May 5th 2019

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Happy Monday!  

Welcome to the 72nd edition of StormTeam 11 Starwatch! This is a blog that will be posted weekly that will list events happening in the sky this week! 

Thursday May 2nd, 2019

The Moon will be close to both Venus and Mercury this morning. Look low and to the East in the morning sky before sunrise! The image below shows what the sky will look like! 

Image Courtesy of Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium Image by Stellarium

Friday, May 3rd 2019

Tonight is Bays Mountain’s Astronomy Club meeting at 7 PM. Students from Sullivan South High School will present papers on their current scientific research. Thomas Rutherford is the lead educator. Stop by to hear what they are studying! 

Saturday, May 4th 2019

Tonight is a New Moon. Remember a New Moon is not visible to the naked eye. 

Special thanks to Adam Thanz from Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium and Dr. Gary Henson from ETSU for this information.

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