A summer night in the Boston exurbs proves surprisingly rewarding.
On Sunday evening Comet LINEAR (C/2006 VZ13) passes within kissing distance of the great globular star cluster Messier 3.
Venus is passing through the Pleiades in a breathtaking spectacle that reaches its peak on April 3rd. This unique pairing is part of a series of Venus events in 2012, culminating in the June transit of the Sun.
Why, and how, you should sketch your observations through a telescope.