2017, November 28: Jupiter and Mars


Bright Jupiter and Mars shine from the eastern sky this morning.  Mars is 3.2 degrees from Spica and 17.4 degrees from Jupiter.  Mars moves closest to Spica on November 30.  It moves toward and passes Jupiter early in the new year.

The articles that follow provide details about the planets visible without optical assistance (binoculars or telescope):

Leave a Reply Cancel reply