March 9, 2021: Mars marches eastward in Taurus. Find it high in the west-southwest after sunset.
March 8, 2021: Mars continues its eastward march in Taurus. It is nearly between the Pleiades star cluster and Aldebaran, the constellation’s brightest star. Find it during the early evening, high in the west-southwestern sky.
March 6, 2021: Mars continues its eastward march in Taurus. It is still near the Pleaides star cluster.
March 5, 2021: Mars continues its eastward march through Taurus. Now passing the Pleiades star cluster, it is moving toward its next signpost, 37 Tauri. Use a binocular to make nightly observations of the planet’s trek through the stars of Taurus.
March 2, 2021: Evening planet Mars is in Taurus and it nears a conjunction with the Pleiades.
March 2021: While not as bright as a few months ago, Mars marches eastward through the starfields of Taurus during the month. Use a binocular to watch it skip past the Pleiades star cluster and near the Hyades. Later in the month, it passes Aldebaran, the constellation’s brightest star, and moves toward the Bull’s horns as the month ends.
Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter shine from the morning sky. The morning planet parade breaks apart.
Jupiter and Saturn lead Mars and Venus during late July’s morning planet parade.
Four bright morning planets – Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter – span the sky.
Brilliant Venus shines brightly this morning among the stars of Taurus the Bull.