Storm Team 11 Starwatch: Monday, April 8th – Sunday, April 14th 2019


Happy Monday!  

Welcome to the 69th 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, April 11th 2019

Before sunrise you will be able to see Venus and Mercury low in the eastern sky. On this day, Mercury is farthest from the Sun. The image below shows what the sky will look like.

Image Courtesy of Bays Mountain Park & PlanetariumImage by Stellarium

Friday, April 12th 2019

Tonight is the First Quarter Moon. A First Quarter Moon looks like a half moon.

Saturday, April 13th 2019

Tonight is Starwatch at Bays Mountain Park. Come view the night sky for free with large telescopes. The event begins at 8:30 PM. Every Saturday night in April there will be a free viewing at Bays Mountain Observatories. If the weather is poor, the planetarium theater will be used to tour the current night sky! 

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

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