June 12, 2022: Mercury is beginning to enter the morning sky to make a planet parade of the five brightest planets. After sundown, the moon is near the Scorpion’s forehead.
May 15, 2022: Look for a spectacular perigee lunar eclipse after sunset. This occurs between the Scorpion’s pincers and forehead. Before sunrise, four bright planets are in the eastern sky.
April 18, 2022: The moon is in front of the stars of Scorpius. Four bright planets – Venus, Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn – are visible before sunrise and Mercury after sunset.
October 12, 2021: The moon, Saturn, and Jupiter are strung along the southern sky this evening after sunset. Venus continues its trek through Scorpius.
October 10, 2021: Saturn’s retrograde ends this evening. It slowly resumes its eastward motion compared to the starry background. The bright planet pack – Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn – is easily visible after sunset.
October 8, 2021: The crescent moon approaches Venus in the western sky this evening, leading up to tomorrow’s close grouping of Venus, the crescent moon, and the three stars of the Scorpion’s head.
October 7, 2021: The lunar crescent returns to the evening sky for a short visit in the western sky after sunset. The bright planet pack – Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn – are visible during the early evening.
October 6, 2021: The moon is at its New moon phase today. This evening look for the three bright planets after sunset.
October 5, 2021: Before sunrise, a very thin moon is visible in the eastern sky. The evening planet pack – Evening Star Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn – are visible at the same time after sundown.
October 3, 2021: Before sunrise, the thin crescent moon is in the eastern sky, to the lower left of Regulus. After sunset, the planet pack – Evening Star Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn – shine brightly.