The Night Sky in March

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The highlights of the night sky in March include:

  • 9 PM, western sky – Jupiter high above the horizon after sunset
  • 9 PM, southern sky – Gemini constellation high overhead with the bright stars Castor and Pollux, and the open cluster Messier 35
  • 9 PM, southern sky – Cancer constellation with the famous open cluster Praesepe, or the Beehive Cluster
  • 5 AM, southern sky – Saturn rises by midnight and keeps climbing across the southern sky until dawn

Related: March constellations

Source: Hubble Site Channel