These three important, prototypical variable stars will hold your attention for nights on end: Delta Cephei, Mira, and Algol.
An extraordinary encounter with the stars: the most peacefully (yet still stirringly) wondrous is the sight of a clear, dark sky filled with stars.
A total solar eclipse offers the most spectacular of jewels, the diamond ring, as the Moon blocks all but a small part of the Sun's brilliance.
It sounds like a comic-book superhero, but this brief spectacle marks the end of daylight with a burst of color.
The crescent Moon joins Jupiter and Venus in the east at dawn to create a beautiful scene on November 9th and 10th.