Advertisements This chart provides the detail for the posting 2016-2017, Venus Evening Star. The chart was plotted using data from the U.S. Naval Observatory’s MICA computer program. All points on the chart are calculated for Chicago, Illinois . The sunset… Read More ›
Advertisements Field Report: The five naked-eye planets as seen from Rochester, Michigan on February 5, 2016.
Advertisements Clear skies prevailed this morning in the Chicago area. The four bright planets spread across the sky from east to west, with Jupiter near the moon. Mercury, however, was more elusive. Rising behind the trees and into bright twilight,… Read More ›
Advertisements To locate the five planets during late January 2016, the moon appears near Jupiter on the mornings of January 27 and January 28. Venus is the brightest starlike object, appearing low in the southeast. Viewing with a clear horizon,… Read More ›
Advertisements The brilliant Morning Star Venus continues to gleam from the eastern morning sky in early 2016. The chart above shows the rising of Venus, Mercury, Saturn, the star Antares and the moon compared to sunrise from January 14, 2016… Read More ›