Cosmic Spectacle of the Month: Five Planets Line Up in the Night Sky

Don’t miss the planetary parade at the end of March! Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Uranus and Mars They will line up in an arc formation at night from March 25 to 30, next to the moon. This relatively rare cosmic event can be seen with the naked eye.but good timing, dark skies and a clear view of the horizon are the key.

To spot all five planets in one night, make sure you get away from the city lightsto a place with dark skies, before sunset. Settle in a site with a clear, unobstructed view of the western horizon, No mountains or buildings to block the sunset!