Apart from the partial solar eclipse on Sunday will see stellar encounters, breakfast comets and zodiacal light in the sky.

Lunar Trio

In the early morning hours Tuesday, October 29 and Wednesday, October 30th, the moon will create a stunning triangular pattern with red Mars and the blue-white star Regulus in the constellation Leo.



Breakfast comet

On Friday, November 1, the famous comet of the millennium, the ISON will welcome the winter and will be visible in the sky throughout the month. Earlier this month will shine like a faint speck in the sky , visible only with binoculars, but will slowly becomes more pronounced towards the end of the month will be visible to the naked eye, especially when it reaches the closest approach to the Sun on 28 November .

Zodiacal lights

After the twilight becomes visible in the western horizon always a whitish diffused, very bright light in the form of triangular column, called zodiacal lights. On Saturday, November 2 and for the next two weeks, sky watchers can see the impressive effect two hours before local dawn in the eastern sky. The best chance to catch this pyramid-shaped beam of light will come in the dark countryside. Helping to identify, Mars will shine directly over the top.


 Moon and Spica

On Saturday morning, the crescent moon will meet with the brightest star of the constellation Virgo. The Spica will be very low on the eastern horizon before dawn local dawn and the moon will be about 20 hours of the new phase of the moon.


At sunrise Sunday, November 3, the sky watchers will see a partial solar eclipse. How great it is depends on your location. In Greece, it will be visible around 3 pm as a partial eclipse with little coverage of the solar disk of the Moon. Specifically, depending on the latitude, the moon will cover up to 10% of the solar disk in southern Greece, while in the north the rate will be progressively smaller.