Aug. 14, 2017—Don’t forget to look around the sky during the historic total solar eclipse. Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory astronomer Billy Teets says several planets will be brightly visible as the solar eclipse occurs. Venus will be the brightest thing in the sky, besides the sun and the moon. Tests tells where to look to find the planets....
Jun. 8, 2012—The Dyer Observatory is calling all science sleuths to help identify an unknown object spotted on June 5.
Jun. 1, 2012—The transit of Venus across the sun this Tuesday is a rare astronomical event, and will not happen again for more than 100 years.