Here in the northern United States, it seems as if winter might be finally over. That makes for warmer weather, of course. But the tradeoff is fewer hours of darkness. Nonetheless, there is much to be seen in the spring and summer sky. Click on any one of the tabs above for a more detailed look at how to observe each of the planets. If you are new to the night sky, the Naked Eye Planets website is a great source for observing tips. This web page gives detailed positional data for advanced observers. The menu bar above will take you to each of the planets. Clicking on each will take you to a page with details on where to find each for the current month.
Observing the Planets This Month