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Clouds Threaten Rare Chance to See Star “Wink” Over New York

Gloomy weather over New York could drown out a rare opportunity to see a bright star disappear from the sky very early tomorrow morning during what's known as an "occultation." The star Regulus, one of the brightest points in the constellation Leo, should appear to "wink out" for about 14 seconds when the asteroid (163) [...]

March 19, 2014 — Clara Moskowitz

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