The night sky of this month in the middle of summer hosts beautiful astronomical phenomena that can create pleasant moments for night sky observers. For this reason, NASA has provided explanations about the most important events of August.
First of all, there is an exciting planetary comparison in the night sky, which is worth seeing with an observation tool, and in the meantime, the moon also comes into action.
This comparison includes the close conjunction of Mars and the distant giant ice planet Uranus, which is visible in early August. According to NASA, while you can't see Uranus with the naked eye, a pair of binoculars will help you see both planets at the same time.
You can see two planets by bringing Mars into your field of view. Then look to the northwest of the red planet to find Uranus and look for a small, bluish disk.
Look to the sky in the early morning hours of August 15th (24th August) to see the moon. See just a finger away from the planet Jupiter. According to NASA, "Like Mars and Uranus, these two celestial bodies form a spectacular contrast when viewed through binoculars, and you may also catch a glimpse of Jupiter's four largest moons."
In the following days, the Moon will slowly move eastward to join Mars on August 19. This is another good pair to observe with binoculars and even the naked eye, plus you'll find this pair very close to the Pleiades star cluster and you might even be able to get them all in one view.
NASA also emphasizes that August is a very good month to observe Saturn because of an object in the last sky. Night and morning turns into a crime with the opportunity to watch all night long. To detect it, look towards the east at around 9 pm and look for a fixed yellow point of light. If you look at the sky every night, you'll notice how it rises a little earlier every few nights.
According to NASA's advice, if you want to detect some particles that are burning in the Earth's atmosphere, try to look for them on the night of August 12 and 13 (21 and 22 ) when it is at its peak, find a dark place away from light pollution and don't forget that sometimes even meteors of the Bersavoshi shower can be seen in the sky a week before, so don't miss the opportunity to observe the sky during these nights.
Photos: Important phenomena of the August night sky
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