Venus shines bright all month, Mercury makes a 3 week appearance, Mars hangs out with Gemini, Saturn continues its morning planet season, and the Lyrids have excellent observing conditions.
Mar 4th: Observing With Webb March 2023
Venus bright all month, Jupiter disappears, Mars hangs out with Taurus, Saturn begins its morning planet season, and Mercury peaks in for a taste of the action toward the end of the month.
Feb 4th: Observing With Webb February 2023
Venus bright all month, Saturn disappears, Jupiter closes in on Venus, and Mars shines high and bright all month.
Jan 7th: Observing With Webb January 2023
Not too much going on this January, other than lots of planets to see, Saturn and Venus passing within 1˚, and PERHAPS a naked-eye comet.
Dec 3rd: Observing With Webb December 2022
December ends the year on a high note, providing us glimpses of all the planets, the major ones being conveniently visible, an occultation of Mars, a modest meteor shower, and plenty of telescope targets.
Nov 5th: Observing With Webb November 2022
Thanksgiving, 3 planets, a meteor shower (with the possibility of a storm), and a TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE. Prepare your instrument as November is going to be great!
Oct 1st: Observing With Webb October 2022
Halloween month brings us some spooooooooky astronomy. Saturn and Jupiter soar ominously above, Mars creeps in, and rocks fall from the sky.
Aug 6th: Observing With Webb August 2022
2022 is the summer of morning planets! Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and Venus are all quite prominent. Throughout the summer, get up early to see the weeks where the Moon drives by the planets, and maybe catch a few meteors in August, as some of the planets return to the evening skies.
Jul 2nd: Observing With Webb Summer 2022
It’s summer time. What to look up on Summer 2022 especially in July? More on Observing with Webb at #365DaysOfAstro
Jun 4th: Observing With Webb in June 2022
2022 is the summer of morning planets! Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and Venus are all quite prominent, with Mercury stopping by in June.