6 Night Vision Tricks for an Epic Stargazing Experience

6 Night Vision Tricks for an Epic Stargazing Experience

If you want to improve your next stargazing experience dramatically, there are a few simple night vision tricks you can use to have an “out of this world” experience. The sharper your night vision, the better you can see faint objects in the sky, including...
Fall in Love with Cold-Weather Stargazing

Fall in Love with Cold-Weather Stargazing

The perfect time of year for stargazing depends entirely on your location. For those in the northern regions, summer is a great time, even though you have to stay up later to wait for the sky to grow dark. Fall and spring are the best times for those in the southwest...
7 Autumn Constellations You Should Know

7 Autumn Constellations You Should Know

The best way to learn the constellations is to learn a few at a time each season. Once you identify these seven, you’ll easily spot them again next summer, and then you can add a few more each year. Make time to do some stargazing at least a couple of times a week....
Spend this Labor Day under the Stars

Spend this Labor Day under the Stars

It is a great year to take advantage of the recommendations to stay home over the Labor Day weekend by spending it under the stars. The early evening sky will be moonless, providing ideal stargazing conditions. You don’t even need a telescope to enjoy it....
September New Moon 2021

September New Moon 2021

September 8 marks the next New Moon of 2021. Night Sky Tourist has claimed 2021 as our Year of the Moon, and we plan to learn all about our nearest celestial neighbor. Here are the Moon phases for September: September 6: New Moon September 13: First Quarter September...
July 2021 New Moon

July 2021 New Moon

July 9 marks the next New Moon of 2021. Night Sky Tourist has claimed 2021 as our Year of the Moon and we plan to learn all about our nearest celestial neighbor. Here are the Moon phases for July: July 1: Third Quarter July 9: New Moon July 17: First Quarter July 23:...