We lose a couple planets in October, but Saturn and Venus continue to shine, with Mars getting brighter and higher in the morning.
September has 3 naked eye planets, 2 binocular visible, and some typical close encounters between the Moon and the planets.
August brings us the most anticipated astronomical event of the past few years, the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse across America.
Prepare your instrument to observe July night sky!
June provides us warm nights to check out Jupiter and Saturn, morning views of Venus.
Four visible planets, and not much else, other than an eclipse on Jupiter.
All five naked eye planets are visible at some point in April, temperatures get warmer, and the Lyrid Meteor Shower might put on a display.
March is an interesting month, providing a look at all 5 naked-eye planets, Venus switching to the morning, and an occultation of Aldebaran.