Keep an eye on the planets this month, as February promises some interesting views (weather pending).
Planets at a Glance
What’s coming up in the night sky? Read about Venus, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune and what’s going on in our Solar System in Planets at a Glance.
Weather permitting, January should provide skywatchers with a good to decent opportunity to view the planets this month.
As the temperature drops and winter approaches, take advantage of any clear skies this month to view the planets — with a hot chocolate nearby!
A majority of the planets on our list will be well-positioned for viewing in the evening, during certain periods in November — including Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.
Catch an early morning glimpse of Mercury, Venus and Uranus this month, while planning for some late evening/nightly views of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune.
Look for Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the evening skies this month, while Venus and Mercury grace the early mornings.
Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus will brighten night skies, while Venus remains a pre-dawn planet.
While Mercury and Venus dive toward the Sun this month, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn grace the night skies
Look for a cavalcade of planets this month, as the naked-eye visible ones line up in the early morning sky.