Observing Conditions

Sky Conditions

Find the date and time on the Clear Sky Chart below. If the squares in the "cloud cover" and "transparency" rows are dark blue, then it is a good night to view the stars! Advanced astronomers will want to look for dark blue in the "seeing" row as well.

Aurora Alerts!

Visit Aurora Watch to sign up for email alerts when there is a good chance of seeing the Aurora in the Edmonton region.

The Sun (Image from SOHO)

Latest image of the Sun from NASA's SOHO Satellite. Courtesy of SOHO/HMI consortium. SOHO is a project of international cooperation between ESA and NASA.