2020, May 1: Morning Planets Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars in Eastern Sky

2020, May 1: The morning planets span 25°. Jupiter and Saturn are 4.9° apart.

The bright morning planets – Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars – shine from the eastern sky this morning. Bright Jupiter and Saturn are 4.9° apart in the south-southeast. Farther east, Mars – slightly brighter than Saturn – appears in the southeast.

The three planets span nearly 25°.

Watch Mars continue to move away from Jupiter and Saturn, while Jupiter inches closer to Saturn.

Jupiter passes Saturn on December 21, 2020 for a Great Conjunction.

Read more about May’s morning planets here.

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