18
SEP
2016

Last Chance to See Saturn in the Autumn Sky for 2016

September and October 2016 give us a final opportunity to see Saturn in the evening sky this year. As night falls across the UK the ringed planet is found low to the south-west horizon as a bright star-like object to the naked eye, almost forming a short horizontal line across the sky
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09
JUN
2016

How to Find Mars and Saturn in June 2016

Mars and Saturn are at their best in the UK evening sky during June 2016. Both planets are easy to find with the naked eye low down towards your local southern horizon. They are in fact so bright that you can see Mars and Saturn in the twilight sky before it is fully dark. Mars is fir
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05
AUG
2015

See Saturn with a Telescope in August 2015

Saturn is well-placed to view through a telescope in the evening sky this August. From the UK it is easy to find. Look for a bright star-like object with the naked eye low down in the south-western part of the sky as darkness falls. Saturn shines pale yellow and is the brightest objec
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07
MAY
2015

Find Saturn in May 2015

Saturn is at its biggest and brightest in May 2015. It is easy to find from the UK. Look for a bright pale yellow ‘star’ low down towards the south-east during late evenings in May. You’ll find it slightly above and to the right of a curved line of 3 dimmer stars tha
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09
MAR
2015

See Saturn and Its Rings after Midnight in March 2015

Majestic Saturn graces the night sky after midnight during March 2015. From the UK the ringed planet rises above the south-east horizon at around 1am local time. It arches up higher into the sky towards the south, and is best viewed at around 4am – 5am when it is +20 degrees up
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