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.

Your Sky Tonight - Antares: A Giant in Our Summer Skies

24th Aug, 2017 - 7018 views

If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy New observations of the supergiant star Antares have given us the most detailed image ever taken of a star other than our Sun. Read mor

How Can The Moon Move East During a Solar Eclipse?

18th Aug, 2017 - 4134 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

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

13th Aug, 2017 - 20.4k 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 Sky Tonight - The Perseid Meteor Shower

11th Aug, 2017 - 12.7k views

It's been reported that the 2017 Perseid Meteor Shower will be the brightest ever recorded, and some are even saying you can see it during the day! Sadly, this is fake news. If anything this year's shower will be less dramatic, with fewer meteors s

Your Sky Tonight: Easy Way to Find the North Star (Polaris)

8th Aug, 2017 - 30.0k views

Have you ever wondered how to find the North Star? Did you know it is not one of the brightest stars in the sky? Polaris is actually quite dim and finding it is not easy. Unless you know the trick, that is! Listen to Deep Astronomy on Anchor: h

Your Sky Tonight - August 2, 2017

2nd Aug, 2017 - 2243 views

Let's go South and look at the southern skies. Listen to Deep Astronomy on Anchor: https://Anchor.fm/DeepAstronomy Created with Stellarium Open Source Software: http://www.stellarium.org/ Original Music - Mark C. Petersen, Lochness Productions: ht