March is an interesting month, providing a look at all 5 naked-eye planets, Venus switching to the morning, and an occultation of Aldebaran.
How (and when) did the rings of Saturn form? How are we to understand the complex systems of rings and gaps?
It is time for Cassini to say goodbye! But before it ends its mission, it will have a grand finale for us.
Prepare your instruments and look up to the sky!
January would not be so exciting if it weren’t for the two times we can see a close encounter between the Moon, Venus, and Mars. Also visible this month are Jupiter, Saturn, and maybe Mercury.
November brings us good views of Venus, Mars, Jupiter, maybe some Leonid Meteors,!
What to look out, and up, for in November.