March 11, 2021: Mars continues its eastward march through Taurus. It appears to the right of the star Aldebaran and to the upper left of the Pleiades star cluster.
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March 26, 2021: Venus reaches its superior conjunction today. The sun is between Earth and the planet.
March 10, 2021: Mars continues its eastward march through Taurus. Look high in the west-southwest for the planet.
March 10, 2021: The crescent moon appears with Jupiter, Mercury, and Saturn during bright morning twilight in the east-southeast.
March 9, 2021: Mars marches eastward in Taurus. Find it high in the west-southwest after sunset.
March 9, 2021: The moon joins Saturn, Jupiter, and Mercury in the southeastern sky before sunrise.
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 8, 2021: The crescent moon begins to approach the morning planets for their monthly grouping. This morning Saturn is about 20° to the lower left of lunar slice. Jupiter and Mercury rise into view during bright morning twilight.
March 7, 2021: Mars continues its march through Taurus. It is approaching an imaginary line from Aldebaran to Alcyone. Use a binocular to see the starfield behind the planet.