Tonight’s Sky – April 2015 (from

  • Venus in the west after sunset
  • Mercury low against the horizon soon after sunset
  • Jupiter Prime Viewing high and early
  • Ursa Major including the Big Dipper
  • Mizar/Alcor double star
  • M81 & M82 Galaxies
  • Leo the Lion
  • M65, M66, and NGC3629 Leo Triplet of Galaxies
  • M95 and M96 – Galaxies
  • The Three Leaps of the Gazelle (three pairs of double stars)
  • Saturn in the South at midnight
  • Saturn Close Pass to the Moon on April 8th
  • Lyrid Meteor Shower peak on 4/22
  • April 4th Total Lunar Eclipse – From the Western US

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