What’s Up! May 2022

A monthly look at astronomical events in the sky and on Earth

Compiled by Steve Sawyer

Hi, hope you all had a good Easter and as we’re now approaching late Spring/Early summer.  It’s almost time to say goodbye tonight.   The last day you can experience true night is on the 11th May (a whole 53 minutes of the official night) after this it’s astronomical twilight only until the 2nd of August when true darkness starts to make a re-appearance.  But there’s still plenty to take a look at even during the summer season. Continue reading