Scheduled time for Public Observing: 9pm – 11pm

Solar System Objects:

The moon will not be visible tonight.

Jupiter and Saturn will both be visible. They are in the SE at 9pm, with an altitude of 20° and 18° respectively, and both gain approximately 6° by 11pm.

Images courtesy of Starry Night (R) Orion Special Edition, Version: 6.2.3 kcEW, Imaginova (R) Corp.

Star Charts and other Information:

A very useful monthly star chart can be downloaded here from, giving information on objects visible with the unaided eye, binoculars, or telescope.

For current astronomical events see Sky and Telescope Magazine’s “This Week’s Sky at a Glance”.