After sunset you can spot yellowish Saturn rising in the east, crossing the sky throughout the night. Jupiter shines super bright, rising in the east a bit later than Saturn. In the predawn, find Venus shining very bright, low in the east, with Mercury far below it but as high as it’ll get for the next little while. Learn what else to look for in September’s night skies.
Night Sky Toolkits
Five best things to see with a beginner telescope From planets like Jupiter and Saturn to wonders beyond our Solar System like the Andromeda Galaxy, here are five things in the night sky that beginner stargazers can find with a simple telescope or binoculars.
When you think about how the Moon looks in the night sky, you might never have considered that it looks different to people in other parts of the world. But really, perspective is all relative.