Mars passes Aldebaran this week, as the Moon waxes to full.
The Moon takes centre stage this week, meeting Uranus and the Moon before showing off its Lunar X and then meeting Messier 35.
Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn crowd the pre-dawn sky for chances to meet with the old Moon this week.
This month, the old crescent Moon passes south of the pre-dawn planets from March 9-11, and Mars moseys between the Hyades and Pleiades.
As the Moon wanes into the week, catch Mars passing the Pleiades on Wednesday and Mercury joining Jupiter pre-dawn on Friday.
The Moon passes Kappa Geminorum and buzzes the Beehive this week on the way to its full stage.
It’s the Moon’s time to shine, as through the week it passes Uranus, Mars, the Winter Hexagon and Messier 35.
There’s a new Moon this week, making it an excellent time to check out an open cluster and appreciate bright stars in our sky.
Orion is in excellent position this week to take a look at its nebula, while Venus passes Saturn over the weekend.