March Night Sky

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Here are some of the things to see in March:

  • 7 pm, western sky – Venus and Mars appearing close to each other after sunset in the first half of the month
  • 8 pm, western sky – Mercury replaces Venus, appearing low above the horizon in the evening
  • 10:30 pm, eastern sky- Jupiter rising above the eastern horizon
  • 4 am, southeastern sky – Saturn appearing before dawn
  • 9 pm, southern sky – the spring constellations Gemini and Cancer, belonging to the zodiac family, with the bright stars Castor and Pollux marking the heads of the celestial Twins, the large open cluster Messier 35 located near the Twins’ feet, and the famous Beehive Cluster (M44) in Cancer

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