"The Incredible Planetary Pin Ball Game During The Great Planetary Lineup"

Scheduled air date: 2002 Apr 22-28

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Over the next few weeks, five planets—Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter—will be presenting a spectacle in the western sky during the early evening hours...
(Shown about an hour after sunset at 4-5 day intervals over the next two weeks for mid-Northern latitudes.)

...On the evening of May 5th, Venus, Saturn and Mars will form a close triangle that shouldn't be missed!
(Shown about an hour after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)

If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.

Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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