Due to the COVID-19 virus, Wesleyan University has officially CANCELED ALL CLASSES AND GROUP ACTIVITIES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SEMESTER, which includes Public Observing.

Currently the March thru August sessions are canceled, but please check back with us for updates.

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 SkyMaps.com, 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”.