Winter the perfect time for stargazing

Winter, the perfect time for stargazing

Have you ever noticed how the winter night sky seems extra dark and clear? The autumn season is rolling toward winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, making this is the best time of year to get out and look up at the stars.

The cold sky seems at its most transparent at the wintertime. The sky appears inky, and the stars shine so bright that you can actually see their colors.

Every star is not just plain, boring white. (more…)