"A Mars and Venus Update, and How to Find Them Using the Moon Next Week"

Scheduled air date: 2003 Feb 17-23


In the morning skies of next week, the Waning Gibbous Moon—which will be at Last Quarter on February 23rd—will appear near the bright star Antares, then the planet Mars, and finally near the brilliant planet Venus.
(Shown around 5:45 AM February 23-27 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.

Copyright 1999-2006 by Software Bisque, Inc.