This Week In Astronomy

April is Global Astronomy Month
Here’s your chance to bring your telescopes and binoculars to stargazing parties organized by your local astronomy club. Kicking off on April 1st, Astronomers without Borders will bring together enthusiasts and organizations from around the world to share their passion for the universe, celebrating the motto of One People, One Sky. Check out the GAM events planned in your area.

Mars and Saturn Together
After midnight in early April, get outside to catch a glimpse of planets Mars and Saturn together in the night sky. Starting April 2nd, the two planets will appear close to one another and spread further apart, night to night, through mid-April.