The Night Sky for the Week of 5-26-24

On Sunday, May 26, look east-northeast to see Vega and its constellation Lyra. On Monday, May 27, look for the Coma Berenices star cluster. On Tuesday, May 28, you may see Alpha Centauri. On Wednesday, May 29, the last-quarter Moon will rise late at night. On Thursday, May 30, the Milky Way will start rising in the east late at night. On Friday, May 31, Vega will be the brightest star on the northeastern side of the sky. Finally, on Saturday, June 1, the constellations will seem to twist around fast as they pass your zenith.