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

This week, there are several noteworthy astronomical events to look out for. You can see the Great Diamond asterism and the Spring Triangle after dusk. The Sombrero Galaxy is located in Corvus and Virgo. The Summer Triangle is starting to appear in the east after twilight fades. You can also spot the Pointers on May 6th and the waxing crescent Moon on May 8th. Finally, Regulus forms the bottom of the Sickle of Leo in the west-southwest.