Watch a 5 planet parade March 28 with this free telescope livestream.
This week, a parade of five planets makes its way across the skies.
Skywatchers in dark areas with a clear and unobstructed view of the skies will be able to take in Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Mars and Uranus this week, as long as they have a good set of binoculars at hand.
If you can’t make it outside tonight or if conditions aren’t right in your area, you still have an opportunity to watch this spectacle thanks to a free telescope livestream today.
Astronomer Gianluca Masi of the Virtual Telescope Project will be streaming “Five Planets at a glance” today, offering a view of this planetary parade from Rome, Italy.
The livestream begins at 1:45 p.m.
EDT (1745 GMT) on Tuesday (March 28) and can be viewed on the Virtual Telescope Project’s YouTube page (opens in new tab) or website (opens in new tab).
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Foreign Parade March 28 with this free telescope Live stream this week a parade of five Planets makes its way across the skies Sky Watchers and dark areas with a clear And unobstructed view of the Skies will Be able to take in Mercury Jupiter Venus Mars and Uranus this week as long as They have a good set of binoculars at Hand if you can't make it outside Tonight or if conditions aren't right in Your area you still have an opportunity To watch this spectacle thanks to a free Telescope live stream today astronomer Gin lukamasi of the virtual telescope Project will be streaming five planets At a glance today offering a view of This planetary Parade from Rome Italy The live stream begins at 1 45 PM EDT 1745 GMT on Tuesday March 28 and can be Viewed on the virtual telescope Project's YouTube page opens in new tab Or website opens in new tab to stay up To date with latest top stories make Sure to subscribe to this YouTube Channel by clicking the button above This video space Dot com columnist Joe Rao gave a comprehensive breakdown on How to view each of the five planets if You are up for attempting the sky Watching feat on your own two planets Mercury and Jupiter could prove Difficult as they will be very close to The Western Horizon at sunset this week
And that's where your binoculars come in Rao writes if you cite them congratulate Yourself it is no mean feat to catch two Planets position so close to the Setting Sun Jupiter in particular is moving Closer to the Setting Sun each evening And will soon disappear from view for Several weeks Mercury meanwhile will Begin to become more visible each Evening the other three planets in this Parade Venus Mars and Uranus are Somewhat easier to find Venus is Currently fabulously bright in the Evening skies look toward the western or Northwestern Skies each night after Sunset to locate this evening star. Uranus will be just a few degrees away From Venus making this pale green dot Stand out through binoculars and Mars Will be very close to the first quarter Moon on Tuesday March 28 making the red Planet an easy target if you're hoping To catch a look at the planetary parade Our guides to the best telescopes and Best binoculars are a great place to Start if you're looking to Snap photos Of the night sky in general check out Our guide on how to photograph the moon As well as our best cameras for Astrophotography and best lenses for Astrophotography Foreign