What to look out, and up, for in May.
Ralph, Paul & Jen pick their highlights for this month’s skies; starting with the solar system objects on offer to observers and imagers:
- The ever-brightening Mars
- Jupiter at opposition on 9th May
- Venus in the evening sky
- The Lyrid meteor shower
Next up, we take a deep sky pick from our list of favourites for this time of year.
- Ralph – The plethora of summer objects in Sagittarius
- Paul – Globular Cluster, Messier 5, in Serpens
- Jen – M57, The Ring Nebula, in Lyra
And we finish this sky guide with May’s moon phases.