May 31, 2022: Venus and Mars scoot away from Jupiter and Saturn in the eastern morning sky. The razor-thin crescent moon is visible after sundown.
May 30, 2022: After yesterday’s conjunction, Mars is east of Jupiter trailing behind Venus. In the evening four bright stars, leftovers from the winter evening sky are in the western sky.
May 28, 2022: The four morning planets – Venus, Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn – are in the eastern sky before sunrise. As the moon leaves the morning sky, it is visible low in the east-northeast during bright twilight.
May 27, 2022: The razor-thin lunar crescent is near Morning Star Venus in the eastern sky before sunrise. Mars continues to close in on Jupiter before their conjunction in two mornings. Saturn is nearby.
May 26, 2022: The crescent moon nears Morning Star Venus. Mars closes in on Jupiter before their conjunction in three mornings. Saturn is nearby
May 25, 2022: The moon bunches with Jupiter and Mars this morning, making the closest gathering of this celestial trio until 2026. NASA’s Martian rover Perseverance captured a solar eclipse by the moon Phobos on April 2.
May 24, 2022: The moon dances near bright Jupiter and Mars in the east-southeast before sunrise. Venus and Saturn are nearby. During the evening, look into intergalactic space.
May 23, 2022: The morning planets – Venus, Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn – and the moon appear as celestial stepping stones across the river of morning twilight.
May 22, 2022: The moon is near Saturn in the southeast before sunup. During the next few mornings watch it skip past Mars, Jupiter, Saturn. After nightfall, spot star clusters with a binocular.
May 21, 2022: The moon nears the morning planets – Venus, Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn. After sundown, find two star clusters near Leo – the Beehive cluster and the Coma cluster.