This Week in Nature: March 28 – April 3

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” — Charles Dickens Here’s what’s happening this week in nature. Boötes: Boötes, a northern constellation, known as the Herdsman, contains four bright stars visible by the…

This Week in Nature: March 21-27

“Daffodils that come before the swallow dares And take the winds of March with beauty.” — Shakespeare Here’s what’s happening this week in nature. Jupiter: Jupiter will be visible in the evening sky throughout spring. In the mornings of March 21 and 22, both Jupiter and our Moon will appear together.   Penumbral Lunar Eclipse:…

This Week in Nature: March 7-13

Here’s what’s going on this week in nature. Pleiades: Try to identify the Pleiades at night. I’m fascinated by them, and I always look for them in the night sky. They are the brightest star cluster visible from Earth. Many stars in the Pleiades are blue due to how comparatively young they are.   Jupiter…