Moon

Sky Watch: The Moon Dances Along a Trail of Planets

A beautiful, waning crescent moon will glide past a row of planets, passing Saturn, Mars, and finally Jupiter and Venus on April 27.

Eric McLaughlin Attractions, Current Guide

A beautiful, waning crescent moon will glide past a row of planets, passing Saturn, Mars, and finally Jupiter and Venus on April 27.

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Sky Watch: Mercury’s Greatest Elongation

If you want to more easily spot Mercury, the planet makes its greatest separation from the sun in our sky during the morning of Oct. 24.

Eric McLaughlin Attractions, Current Guide

If you want to more easily spot Mercury, the planet makes its greatest separation from the sun in our sky during the morning of Oct. 24.