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Tag: Saturn

A cartoon Sun with sunglasses is hugging a smiling cartoon Earth in an Adler Planetarium infographic celebrating the 2024 summer solstice.

Adler Skywatch: June 2024

Thursday May 23rd
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout June, 2024? Learn about the summer solstice and how to see the planets, Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, and Mercury.

An enhanced image of the constellation Boötes the Herdsman, with the lines between the stars drawn to show the constellation. Boötes the Herdsman will be visible in the east-southeast sky in May, 2024.

Adler Skywatch: May 2024

Wednesday April 24th
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout May, 2024? Learn how to see Saturn, Mars, Mercury, and bright stars like Fomalhaut, Arcturus, and Spica.

The penumbral lunar eclipse as seen in Sun Valley, Idaho, on November 30, 2020. Image credit: Nils Ribi via Earthsky.org, edited by the Adler Planetarium.

Adler Skywatch: March 2024

Wednesday February 21st
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout March, 2024? Learn about the spring equinox, the penumbral lunar eclipse, and what planets you can see in March.

Jupiter and its moon Io, as seen from space. Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

Adler Skywatch: November 2023

Wednesday October 25th
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout November, 2023? When does Daylight Saving time end, how to see Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, and the Leonid meteor shower.

An annular “ring of fire” solar eclipse on May 20, 2012. Image Credits: NASA/Bill Dunford

Adler Skywatch: October 2023

Monday September 25th
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout October, 2023? How to see the October 14 solar eclipse, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, and hunter’s Moon!

The Sun setting perfectly in between skyscrapers down an east-west facing street in Chicago, Illinois. Due to the grid orientation in the City of Chicago, during an equinox the Sun sets perfectly down the middle of the city’s streets—a phenomenon known as Chicagohenge. Image credit: Raf Winterpacht (@rafwinterpacht on Instagram)

Adler Skywatch: September 2023

Wednesday August 23rd
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout August 2023? See Chicagohenge, the super harvest Moon, the spring equinox, Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, and Mercury.

Header image: Astrophotography image of the full Moon, captured by the Adler Planetarium’s Theaters Manager, Nick Lake.

Adler Skywatch: July 2023

Monday June 26th
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout July 2023? See Mars, Venus, Saturn, Mercury, and the Full Buck Supermoon!

The Sun glowing in the sky, with foliage accenting the bright orange and yellow sky. Image credit: Jeremy Bishop via Unsplash

Adler Skywatch: June 2023

Friday May 26th
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout June 2023? See the summer solstice, the full Horse Moon, Venus, and other planets in the sky!

Jupiter in the night sky, as seen magnified by the telescope in the Adler Planetarium’s Doane Observatory.

Adler Skywatch: May 2023

Friday April 21st
Karen Donnelly

Adler Skywatch: What’s in the sky throughout May 2023? See Mars, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn, the Hare Moon, and learn where Mercury went!

An illustration of the December 2021 Geminid meteor shower. Image Credit: NASA

Adler Skywatch: January 2023

Wednesday December 21st
Karen Donnelly

Header Image: An illustration of the December 2021 Geminid meteor shower. Image Credit: NASA Editor’s Note: This blog has been updated to include information about Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) 2023 opens with Earth’s closest approach to the Sun and a potential showy meteor shower. These events and more are among the sky highlights of this […]

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