Tonight's Sky: May 2018

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Duration: 7 minutes, 24 seconds

As the evenings grow warmer, head outside to peer deep into the sky for a view of the Sombrero Galaxy in Virgo and the Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici. This May will also bring us a spectacular view of the full disk of Jupiter, Saturn’s iconic rings, and the Eta Aquarid meteor shower.

Find out more about what you can see from your backyard, front stoop, or local park by viewing this monthly program. “Tonight’s Sky” is produced by, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope.

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NASA and the Office of Public Outreach (STScI)

Publication: April 25, 2018

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