Night sky

  • 2022-07-11

July 7th 2022, Tanabata

July 7th, Tanabata. How many years have you seen the Milky Way on a sunny night on Tanabata? I enjoyed the starry sky seen from Matsudaira, Hitachiota City with binoculars, thinking that this might be the last time.

  • 2022-05-17

Planet at Dawn daybreak (Cebu)

From the end of April to the beginning of May, the four planets Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and Saturn lined up in the eastern sky at dawn. Especially on May 1, Jupiter and Venus approached each other, and the two planets were visible to the naked eye.

  • 2022-05-17

Canopus and Sirius

In April of Japan, Canopus and Sirius in the south cannot be seen in the western sky. However, it can be seen in the evening even in late April on Cebu Island at latitude 10 degrees north.