Tonight’s Sky: May 2011 Highlights

Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” In May, the hat-shaped Sombrero galaxy and the Virgo galaxy cluster grace the skies, and expect an early visit from the Eta Aquarid meteor shower.

“Tonight’s Sky” is produced by, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at

Visit Tonight’s Sky on HubbleSite.
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