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09/23/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week

September 23, 2020 Leave a comment

This is Ephemeris for Wednesday, September 23rd. Today the Sun will be up for 12 hours and 5 minutes, setting at 7:37, and it will rise tomorrow at 7:32. The Moon, at first quarter today, will set at 11:53 this evening.

Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the southern sky at 9 pm. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be the somewhat dimmer Saturn. They are now seemly to close a tiny bit since Jupiter is resuming its eastward motion, and they will cross paths in December. Jupiter will set first at 1:11 tomorrow morning with Saturn following at 1:51. The next planet visible will be Mars which will rise at 8:44 pm. Its now down to 39.8 million miles (64.0 million km) away, as the Earth very slowly overtook it by 1.5 million miles (2.6 million km) last week as the Earth is moving nearly abreast of it. Brilliant Venus will rise at 3:53 am as it retreats toward the Sun.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

Addendum

Planets in the evening

The planets visible at 9 pm or about an hour and a half after sunset tonight September 23, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Binocular Moon

The first quarter Moon tonight as it might appear in binoculars or a low power telescope. Created using Stellarium.

Morning planets

Mars, and Venus and the morning stars at 6 am or an hour and a half before sunrise tomorrow morning September 24, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Telescopic Planets

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification for the night of September 23/24, 2020. Times of the display are: Jupiter and Saturn, 9 pm; Mars, Midnight; Venus, 6 am. Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 41.42″; Saturn, 17.40″, rings, 40.52″. Mars, 21.96″, and Venus 16.25″. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. Mars will be closest to the Earth this go-a-round on October 6. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on September 23, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 24th. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

09/16/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week. Plus thoughts on phosphine in Venus’ atmosphere

September 16, 2020 Comments off

This is Ephemeris for Wednesday, September 16th. Today the Sun will be up for 12 hours and 27 minutes, setting at 7:50, and it will rise tomorrow at 7:24. The Moon, 1 day before new, will rise at 7:20 tomorrow morning.

Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the southern sky at 10 pm. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be the somewhat dimmer Saturn. They are now seemly to close a tiny bit since Jupiter is resuming its eastward motion, and they will cross paths in December. Jupiter will set first at 1:37 tomorrow morning with Saturn following at 2:19. The next planet visible will be Mars which will rise at 9:15 pm. Its now down to 41.3 million miles (66.6 million kilometers) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 2.1 million miles (3.1 million kilometers) the last week as the Earth begins to pull abreast of it. Brilliant Venus will rise at 3:42 am as it retreats toward the Sun.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

Addendum

Evening planet animated finder

Planets visible at 10 pm or about 2 hours after sunset with the zodiacal constellations tonight September 16, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Morning planet finder animation

Mars, Venus and the zodiacal constellations and Orion at 6 am or an hour and a half before sunrise tomorrow morning September 17, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Telescopic Planets

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification for the night of September 16/17, 2020. Times of the display are: Jupiter and Saturn, 10 pm; Mars, Midnight; Venus, 6 am. Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 42.31″; Saturn, 17.59″, rings, 40.96″. Mars, 21.24″, and Venus 17.09″. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on September 16, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 17th. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

Breaking planet news

Yesterday there were a rash of posts on social media and other sources to the effect “Is there life on Venus?” This was due to an article released in Nature Astronomy that the compound phosphine was discovered in the Venusian atmosphere. Phosphine (PH3) on the Earth, at least, is mostly produced by life processes. I’m still absorbing all of this so check out articles by Dr. Phil Plait (The Bad Astronomer) and Steven Novella (Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe) for less technical takes on the discovery.

Venus is the subject of two of the four proposed discovery program missions that NASA announced this past June. one of them DAVINCI+ will be looking at the atmospheric chemistry and might get a boost and some tweaks due to the phosphine discovery. DAVINCI+ will drop through the atmosphere. The best mission for this would be a balloon floating in the Venusian atmosphere above the sulfuric acid clouds. The Russians did it in 1986. Anyway any mission to Venus is many years away.

I’ll have more for the Ephemeris program itself when I know more.

09/09/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week

September 9, 2020 Comments off

This is Bob Moler with Ephemeris for Wednesday, September 9th. Today the Sun will be up for 12 hours and 48 minutes, setting at 8:03, and it will rise tomorrow at 7:16. The Moon, 1 day before last quarter, will rise at 11:48 this evening.

Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the southern sky at 10 pm. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be the somewhat dimmer Saturn. They seem to be separating a teeny bit due to the Earth’s motion now, but they will cross paths in December. Both planets will be up until the morning hours with Jupiter setting first at 2:05 tomorrow morning and Saturn following at 2:47 am. The next planet visible will be Mars which will rise at 9:44 pm. Its now down to 43.3 million miles (69.7 million km) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 2.3 million miles (3.8 million km) a week as the Earth begins to pull abreast of it. Brilliant Venus will rise at 3:30 am as it retreats toward the Sun.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

Addendum

Early evening planets

Jupiter and Saturn with the zodiacal constellations at 9 pm tonight September 9, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Late evening planets

Jupiter, Saturn and Mars with the zodiacal constellations at 11 pm tonight September 9, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Mars, the Moon, Venus and the zodiacal constellations and Orion at 6 am tomorrow morning September 10, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Binocular Moon

The last quarter Moon as it might be seen in binoculars at 6 am tomorrow September 10, 2020. Created using Stellarium.

Telescopic Planets

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification for the night of September 9/10, 2020. Times of the display are: Jupiter and Saturn, 9 pm; Mars, Midnight; Venus, 6 am. Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 43.21″; Saturn, 17.77″, rings, 41.39″. Mars, 20.26″, and Venus 18.04″. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on September 9, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 10th. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

09/02/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week

September 2, 2020 Comments off

This is Ephemeris for Wednesday, September 2nd. Today the Sun will be up for 13 hours and 9 minutes, setting at 8:16, and it will rise tomorrow at 7:08. The Moon, at full today, will rise at 8:58 this evening.

Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the south-southeastern sky at 10 pm. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be Saturn. They now seem to be separating a bit due to the Earth’s motion now, but they will cross paths in December. Both planets will be up until the morning hours with Jupiter setting first at 2:33 tomorrow morning and Saturn following at 3:16 am. The next planet visible will be Mars which will rise at 10:11 pm. Its now down to 45.6 million miles (73.5 million kilometers) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 2.7 million miles (4.3 million kilometers) a week as the Earth begins to pull abreast of it. Brilliant Venus will rise at 3:14 am.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

Addendum

Planets and the Moon in the evening

Planets and the Moon in the evening at 10:30 tonight, September 2, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Binocular Moon

The full Moon tonight September 2, 2020 as it might appear at 10 pm in a low power telescope. Created using Stellarium.

Planets and the Moon in the morning

Planets and the Moon in the morning tomorrow, September 3, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Telescopic planets

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 44.07″; Saturn, 17.93″, rings, 41.77″. Mars, 19.26″, and Venus 19.12″. At 6 am. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on September 2, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 3rd. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

08/26/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week

August 26, 2020 Comments off

This is Ephemeris for Wednesday, August 26th. Today the Sun will be up for 13 hours and 30 minutes, setting at 8:29, and it will rise tomorrow at 6:59. The Moon, 1 day past first quarter, will set at 1:09 tomorrow morning.

Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the south-southeastern sky at 10 pm. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be Saturn. They now seem to be separating a bit due to the Earth’s motion now, but they will cross paths in December. Both planets will be up most of the night with Jupiter setting first at 3:02 tomorrow morning and Saturn following at 3:45 am. The next planet visible will be Mars which will

rise at 10:36 pm. Its now down to 48.3 million miles (77.8 million kilometers) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 3.0 million miles (4.8 million kilometers) a week. Brilliant Venus will rise at 3:14 am and is moving ahead of the Earth in its orbit.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

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Jupiter, Saturn and the Moon in the evening

Jupiter, Saturn and the Moon at 10 pm August 26, 2020. Note that the Moon is enlarged 3 times to show its phase. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Binocular Moon

The gibbous Moon as it might be seen tonight at 10 pm August 26, 2020. Created using Stellarium.

Venus and Mars in the morning

Venus and Mars at 6 am tomorrow morning August 27, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 44.89″; Saturn, 18.08″, rings, 42.12″. Mars, 18.21″, and Venus 20.37″. At 6 am. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on August 26, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 27th. Comet NEOWISE is now 8th magnitude, almost too faint for binoculars. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

08/19/2020 – Ephemeris – Looking at the naked-eye planets for this week

August 19, 2020 Comments off

This is Ephemeris for Wednesday, August 19th. Today the Sun will be up for 13 hours and 50 minutes, setting at 8:41, and it will rise tomorrow at 6:51. The Moon, 1 day past new, will set at 9:30 this evening.

Let’s look at the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the south-southeastern sky at 10 pm. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be Saturn. They now seem to be separating a bit due to the Earth’s motion now, but they will cross paths in December. Both planets will be up most of the night with Jupiter setting first at 3:32 tomorrow morning and Saturn following at 4:15 am. The next planet visible will be Mars which will rise at 10:59 pm. Its now down to 51.3 million miles (82.6 million kilometers) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 3.0 million miles (4.9 million kilometers) a week. Brilliant Venus will rise at 3:09 am and is moving ahead of the Earth in its orbit.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

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Jupiter and Saturn

Jupiter and Saturn with three constellations of the zodiac at 10 pm tonight August 19, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Venus and Mars in the morning

Venus and Mars finder animation as seen at 6 am or about an hour before sunrise tomorrow morning August 20, 2020 with and without the lines delineating nearby constellations. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Telescopic planets

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 45.64″; Saturn, 18.21″, rings, 42.42″. Mars, 17.17″, and Venus 21.81″. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on August 19, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 20th. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

08/12/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week

August 12, 2020 Comments off

This is Ephemeris for Wednesday, August 12th. Today the Sun will be up for 14 hours and 10 minutes, setting at 8:52, and it will rise tomorrow at 6:43. The Moon, 1 day past last quarter, will rise at 1:16 tomorrow morning.

Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the south-southeastern sky at 10 pm. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be Saturn. They now seem to be separating a bit due to the Earth’s motion now, but they will cross paths in December. Both planets will be up most of the night with Jupiter setting first at 4:02 tomorrow morning and Saturn following at 4:44 am. The next planet visible will be Mars which will rise at 11:22 pm. Its now down to 54.3 million miles (87.5 million kilometers) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 3.4 million miles (5.4 million kilometers) a week. Brilliant Venus will rise at 3:09 am in the east-northeast and is as far west from the Sun as it can get today.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

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Jupiter and Saturn in the evening

Jupiter and Saturn animation at 10 pm with Sagittarius and Scorpius constellation lines. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium and GIMP.

Venus and Mars in the morning    AM aUGUST 13, 2020. aN ANIMATION SHOWING

The morning planets and the Moon as seen at 5:30 am or about an hour before sunrise tomorrow morning August 13, 2020 with and without the lines delineating nearby constellations. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Binocular Moon

The Moon as it might be seen in binoculars at 5:30 am tomorrow August 13, 2020. Created using Stellarium.

Telescopic planets

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification (Jupiter and Saturn) tonight at 10 pm August 12 and (Venus and Mars) 5:30 am tomorrow August 13, 2020. Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 46.31″; Saturn, 18.32″, rings, 42.67″, Mars, 16.18″, and Venus 23.49″. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on August 12, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 13th. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

 

08/05/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at the naked-eye planets for this week

August 5, 2020 Comments off

This is Bob Moler with Ephemeris for Wednesday, August 5th. Today the Sun will be up for 14 hours and 28 minutes, setting at 9:02, and it will rise tomorrow at 6:35. The Moon, 2 days past full, will rise at 10:32 this evening.

Let’s look at the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the southeastern sky in the evening. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be Saturn. They now seem to be separating a bit due to the Earth’s motion now, but they will cross paths in December. Both planets will be up most of the night with Jupiter setting first at 4:33 am tomorrow morning and Saturn following at 5:14 am. The next planet visible will be Mars which will rise at 11:43 pm. Its now down to 57.7 million miles (92.9 million km) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 3.4 million miles (5.5 million km) a week. Brilliant Venus will rise at 3:09 am in the east-northeast as our Morning Star.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

Addendum

Evening planets

Evening planets Jupiter and Saturn seen in the southeast along with the constellations of Sagittarius (looks like a teapot) and Scorpius at 10 pm, about 45 minutes after sunset tonight August 5, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Binocular Moon

The Moon as it might be seen in binoculars at 11 pm tonight August 5, 2020, about a half hour after it rises. Created using Stellarium.

Morning planets

The morning planets and the Moon as seen at 5:30 am or about an hour before sunrise tomorrow morning August 6, 2020. Note the winter constellation of Orion rising in the east with its two brightest stars Betelgeuse and Rigel labeled. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Telescopic planets

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification tonight and tomorrow, August 5/6, 2020. Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 46.85″; Saturn, 18.40″, rings, 42.85″ at 10 pm. Mars, 15.26″, and Venus 25.46″. At 5:30 am. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on August 5, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 6th. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

07/29/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets and not so naked-eye comets for this week

July 29, 2020 Comments off

This is Bob Moler with Ephemeris for Wednesday, July 29th. Today the Sun will be up for 14 hours and 45 minutes, setting at 9:11, and it will rise tomorrow at 6:27. The Moon, 2 days past first quarter, will set at 2:27 tomorrow morning.

Let’s look at a the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter and Saturn are both low in the southeastern sky in the evening. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be Saturn. Both planets will be up most of the night with Jupiter setting first at 5:05 am tomorrow morning and Saturn following at 5:44 am. Comet NEOWISE is in the evening sky fading to below naked-eye visibility and also it is hampered by the bright moon. It was a great sight in this bleak year of 2020. The next planet visible will be Mars which will rise at 12:03 am. Its now down to 60.6 million miles (97.5 million km) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 3.6 million miles (5.7 million km) a week. Venus will rise at 3:14 am in the east-northeast as our Morning Star. Finally Mercury will rise at 4:59 am.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

Addendum

Evening planets Jupiter and Saturn

Evening planets Jupiter and Saturn seen in the southeast at 10 pm, about 45 minutes after sunset July 29, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Binocular Moon

The gibbous Moon as it might be seen tonight at 10 pm July 29, 2020. Created using Stellarium.

Morning planets

The morning planets as seen at 5:30 am or about an hour before sunrise July 30,2020. Mercury is showing up, rising at 4:56 amClick on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Planets and the Moon on a single night

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification tonight and tomorrow July 29/30, 2020. Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 47.26″; Saturn, 18.45″, rings, 42.98″ at 10 pm. Mars, 14.40″, and Venus 27.78″ at 5:30 am. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on July 29, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 30th. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.

Comets NEOWISE and Lemmon at 11 pm for the week

Finder chart for Comets NEOWISE and Lemmon at 11 pm for the week of 07/29/20 to 08/04/20. NEOWISE will be a visible in binoculars. Lemmon will require a telescope. Labels give name, month/day and predicted magnitude. Click on the chart to enlarge. Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

07/22/2020 – Ephemeris – Let’s look at a comet and the naked-eye planets for this week

July 22, 2020 Comments off

This is Bob Moler with Ephemeris for Wednesday, July 22nd. Today the Sun will be up for 15 hours even, setting at 9:19, and it will rise tomorrow at 6:19. The Moon, 2 days past new, will set at 11:01 this evening.

Let’s look at a comet and the naked-eye planets for this week. Jupiter now rises at before sunset, so does Saturn. Both are now official evening planets. They are both low in the southeast in the evening. Jupiter is the very bright one. To the left of it will be Saturn. Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) is visible in the evening sky. A good time to start looking would be about 11 pm toward the northwest. The comet be beneath the bowl of the Big Dipper. The comet is fading as it recedes from the Sun. After tonight the waxing Moon will light up the sky and make the comet harder to spot. The next planet up will be Mars which will rise at 12:41 am. Its now down to 64.2 million miles (103.2 million km) away, as the Earth slowly overtakes it at the rate of about 3.7 million miles (6 million km) a week. Venus will rise at 3:22 am in the east-northeast as our Morning Star.

The event times given are for the Traverse City/Interlochen area of Michigan. They may be different for your location.

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Comet NEOWISE finder chart

Comet NEOWISE finder chart for tonight July 22, 2020 at 11 pm or about an hour and a half after sunset. Created using Stellarium.

Evening planets & southern constellations

Saturn and Jupiter planets plus two southern constellations to the right of them at 11 pm tonight July 22, 2020. Just right of Jupiter is Sagittarius that looks more like a teapot than a centaur with a bow and arrow. Further right is Scorpius the scorpion. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

Planets seen in the morning

Planets visible at 5 am tomorrow morning July 23, 2020. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using Stellarium.

The planets as seen in a telescope (north up) with the same magnification tonight and tomorrow July 22/23, 2020. Apparent diameters: Jupiter, 47.52″; Saturn, 18.48″, rings, 43.04″, Mars, 13.60″, and Venus 33.53″. At 11 pm. Mars also displays an enlargement showing surface detail. The ” symbol means seconds of arc (1/3600th of a degree.) Created using Cartes du Ciel (Sky Charts).

Planets and the Moon on a single night

Planets and the Moon at sunset and sunrise of a single night starting with sunset on the right on July 22, 2020. The night ends on the left with sunrise on the 23rd. Click on the image to enlarge. Created using my LookingUp program.