The three Bright Outer Planets – Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars – continue to march through the morning sky. This morning the planets are in the southeast.
The three planets span 9.6°. Jupiter is 5.9° to the upper right of Saturn. Mars, 3.7° to the lower left of Saturn.
Mars continues to move away from Jupiter and Saturn, while Jupiter slowly inches eastward toward Saturn.
Jupiter passes Saturn on December 21, 2020, for a Great Conjunction.
For more about the April 2020 morning planets, click here.