Sunday, January 06, 2013
Timeline: Heavenly highlights of 2013
John Goss is chairman of the Mid-East Region of the Astronomical League and a former president of the Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society.
- Big meteorites may be fairly common
- The midday sun doesn't stand still
- A lesson in astronomy and geometry
- Jupiter earns spot as king of the planets
We live in a universe where our heavenly view changes constantly. Take advantage of this over the next 12 months to witness these remarkable sky offerings: celestial alignments and clusterings, unusual eclipse sightings and intriguing visitors. All these await those who make the effort to enjoy them.
Swipe through our interactive timeline to see each celestial event. Below that, you can view and zoom in on the original page, which was published in print on Sunday, Jan. 6.