What to look out, and up, for in April.
Our highlights of this month’s skies with the planets on offer to observers and imagers:
- A pair of comets to observe with amateur telescopes or binoculars
- The planets Mercury and Jupiter in the evening
- The Lyrid meteor shower
Next up, we each take a deep sky pick from our list of favourites for this time of year:
- Ralph – Pinwheel Galaxy in Ursa Major
- Paul – The Black Eye Galaxy in Coma Berenices
- Jen – The Ring Nebula in Lyra
And we finish this sky guide with April’s moon phases.