March 18, 2021: Jupiter and Saturn are visible in the southeastern sky as sunup approaches. Jupiter is the brighter planet, but it is low in the east-southeast. Saturn is to the Jovian Giant’s upper right. During the early evening, the waxing crescent moon is in the western sky near the Pleiades star cluster and below Mars. The Red Planet is moving eastward in Taurus.
March 17, 2021: Jupiter and Saturn are low in the southeastern sky before sunrise. During the early evening the lunar crescent is about one-third of the way up in the sky to the upper left of Hamal, the brightest star in Aries. Mars is higher in the sky in Taurus. This evening it makes a pretty triangle with two dim stars.
March 16, 2021: Jupiter and Saturn are low in the southeastern sky before sunrise. During the evening the lunar crescent displays earthshine, while Mars continues to march eastward through the starfields of Taurus.
March 15, 2021: Morning planets Jupiter and Saturn are in the southeast before sunrise. The thin crescent moon and Mars are in the western sky after sunset.
March 14, 2021: On this first day of Daylight Saving Time, look for the crescent moon low in the western sky about 30 minutes after sunset. Mars is high in the west-southwest as the sky darkens.
March 13, 2021: Mars continues its eastward march through Taurus. It is between the Pleiades star cluster and the Hyades star cluster.
March 12, 2021: Mars is high in the west-southwest after sunset, march eastward in front of the stars of Taurus.
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.
March 10, 2021: Mars continues its eastward march through Taurus. Look high in the west-southwest for the planet.
March 9, 2021: Mars marches eastward in Taurus. Find it high in the west-southwest after sunset.