MARS IN APRIL
Here you can find details on where to locate Mars. Don't forget to upload your images to the Facebook group and we will add them to the member images section of the website to showcase them!
Don't forget to check our Conjunctions page for details on when the Planets appear close together with other night sky objects!
Mars is a morning object this month. It rises around 03:30 in the South East, and is lost to the Sun in the South. Saturn can be seen close by and Jupiter can be seen to the right!
Be careful when viewing Mars if it is close to the Sun, the Sun can damage your eyes so ensure the Sun has not risen before attempting to view Mars.
No fancy equipment needed to view Mars, it can be seen with the naked eye!
The image shows its location at 04:00 on the 16th.
Use our interactive sky map here to find out what you can see in the sky right now!