Skip to comments.Moon pairs with brightening Mars tonight
Posted on 06/03/2018 8:03:53 AM PDT by BenLurkin
Saturn will not be too far away. It will be just west of Mars and not as bright as the Red Planet.
Mars is growing brighter every night. On July 27, Mars will reach opposition. This is when Earth will be directly between Mars and the sun. Therefore, Mars will look very bright and grace the sky all night. It will be brighter than Jupiter!
Before Mars reaches opposition, the Earth passes directly between Saturn and the moon. This is a great time to view Saturn; its in the sky all night, and it is bright. Earthsky.com has a great piece detailing how to view the ringed planet.
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I love celestial events
“Mars is bright tonight, unusually bright.”...
I need to assemble the telescope my dad gave my kids and see if I can mount one of my cameras to it.
I am already looking forward to the next total solar eclipse when it rolls from Texas through Pennsylvania.
Got some great photos of the solar eclipse last year.....wish I had a website to post them to.
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