This is the Saint Louis Science Center’s NIGHT SKY UPDATE for the week of Tuesday, February 13, 2018. All times are given as local St. Louis time (Central Standard Time). For definitions of terminology used in the night sky update, click the highlighted text. Information updated weekly or as needed. Join us for our next… Continue reading
When viewed through a telescope or binocular, the planet Venus will appear phased like the Moon. This is because it is closer to the Sun than Earth. Mercury also exhibits phases.