There’s a lot to see both before sunrise and after sunset during February, and you’ll get a guided tour of the month’s highlights if you play or download this month’s Sky Tour episode.
Early risers can easily spot Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn in the predawn sky. They’re three bright beacons above the eastern horizon.But which one is which? Listen to this month’s Sky Tour to find out!
Meanwhile, Venus, is putting on a show in the southwestern sky after sunset. Get used to seeing Venus after sundown, because it’ll be with us in the evening sky until May. If you have a clear view toward the western horizon, Venus will guide you to the normally elusive Mercury, our solar system’s innermost planet.