Between the discovery of the new comet ASASSN1 and two stellar explosions, there's a lot happening in the sky this week. Take your telescope out and see what all the excitement's about. The post Sky Surprises: New Comet ASASSN1, Nova in Scutum, and Supernova in Pisces! appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Starry Scorpius is sometimes called "the Orion of Summer" for its brightness and its prominent red supergiant (Antares in the case of Scorpius, Betelgeuse for Orion). Catch Scorpius due south just after dark now. It's full of deep-sky objects for binoculars or a telescope The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, July 21– 29 […]