The Night Sky for the Week of 4-28-24

During the week of April 28th to May 4th, there are various celestial events worth observing in the night sky. Hydra, carrying Crater and Corvus, is in the southern sky—the Pointers point to Polaris on April 29th. The last-quarter Moon is visible on April 30th, and Sirius is visible at the end of twilight throughout May. The Summer Triangle is becoming visible in the east. Jupiter sets on May 3rd, and the Eta Aquariid meteor shower may be visible in the southern U.S. on May 5th and 6th.