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Events | Fun  | 08.02.21

Russians to Observe Planets Conjunction


In February, Russians will be able to observe the conjunction of the planets in the sky at dawn several times. The best visibility of this phenomenon may be in the southern regions of Russia, TASS reports with reference to a senior researcher at the Institute of Applied Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences Nikolay

Insight | Chelyabinsk  | 07.01.21

Light Columns Appeared in Chelyabinsk Sky


On Christmas night, residents of Chelyabinsk noticed bright columns of light in the sky. The light turned out to be an optical effect which is formed with a sharp decrease in temperature (in the Urals now there are 20 degrees below zero), chelTV reports.   Scientists attribute the appearance of the glow to a combination of

Events | Fun  | 20.12.20

Russians Can Observe Jupiter and Saturn Great Conjunction


On the evening of December 21, Russians will be able to see the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, RIA News reports. The residents of the southern regions of Russia will have the best conditions for the observation, according to the Crimean astronomer Alexander Yakushechkin.  Yakushechkin specified that the planets will be separated by only

Recommended | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 22.11.20

Russian Cosmonaut Told When to See ISS in Sky


The International Space Station (ISS) will be visible in the evenings from the territory of Russia for two and a half weeks, according to the Russian cosmonaut Sergey Kud-Sverchkov on his Twitter-Page.  According to Sergey, a fast-flying star over the southern part of the sky in the evening is the ISS. According to the tables he

Events | Fun  | 01.11.20

Yekaterinburg Residents to See ISS Flying by Venus


During the entire first week of November 2020, in the sky over the Sverdlovsk region in the morning, citizens can see the flights of the ISS.  “From the end of October to 8 November in the morning, you can watch the flights of the International Space Station over the Urals. Almost all of its flights

Events | Novosibirsk | Fun  | 06.10.20

Fiery Meteors to Amaze Novosibirsk Residents Soon


The Draconids meteor shower will pass over the Novosibirsk sky starting from October 5 and lasting till October 10, with a peak on October 8. Yellow and reddish meteors are expected to fall at rates ranging from 10 to 1,000 pieces per hour, VN.ru reports.  The meteor shower from the Draco constellation (“Draconids”), can be

Insight | Nizhny Novgorod  | 09.08.20

Brightest Starfall in Nizhny Novgorod to Be Seen Soon


From July 17 to August 24, the Perseid meteor shower passes in the sky over Nizhny Novgorod. The phenomenon can be observed on the night of August 12-13, NewsNN reported.   It is noted that the flow reaches its highest intensity at the moment of a peak, which is predicted in 2020 for the evening of

Insight | Omsk  | 20.07.20

Saturn Rings to Be Seen Last Time in Omsk Sky


In the coming days, over the Omsk sky, Jupiter and Saturn will come so close to Earth that they can be seen through a telescope. The head of the Omsk Planetarium, Vladimir Krupko, told that this phenomenon can be observed until July 21.  Vladimir noted that now, there is the opposition of the giant planets,

Recommended | Moscow | Events | Fun  | 04.07.20

Moscow Experts Advised on Planets Parade Observation


To watch the parade of the planets, which will be held from July 4 to mid-August 2020, it is necessary to be prepared beforehand, as the celestial bodies will not be visible to the naked eye, RIA News reports. The experts note that the parade is not so unique, and it happened already 20 years

Recommended | Insight | Novosibirsk | Videos  | 09.06.20

Novosibirsk Residents Saw Face in Sky [Video]


Residents of the Matryoshkin Dvor residential complex in Novosibirsk saw a miracle during the hurricane. While somewhere the wind blew a roof or trees, over the residential complex clouds formed an image of a face.  Ru-Main, 09.06.2020, Picture: Novosibirsk Evacuation Service VK-Group 

Events | Fun  | 31.05.20

Russians to See Venus Eclipse in June


Russians will be able to see the eclipse of Venus next month, the official website of the Moscow Planetarium reports. It is noted that on June 19 at 12 pm Moscow time with daytime visibility, the Moon will close Venus. In addition, a penumbra eclipse of the moon should take place on June 5 at

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 18.05.20

Russians Have Chance to Observe ISS in Night Sky


Until the end of May, Russians will be able to see the International Space Station (ISS) in the night sky, RIA News reports with reference to Roscosmos.  It is noted that at a certain time the ISS will fly from the southwest to the southeast. To view the station from Moscow, you should look south after

Events | Visit  | 30.04.20

Russians to See Meteor Shower Peak Soon


On the night of May 5 in the sky, it will be possible to observe the peak of the meteor shower Eta Aquarids, RIA News reports. According to the Moscow Planetarium, from May 4 to May 5, the maximum activity of the Eta Aquarids meteor shower from the constellation Aquarius (up to 50 meteors per