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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!

Up close image of the Moon taken by an Adler Planetarium astronomer in June 2020. Image Credit: Michelle Nichols

Adler Skywatch: April 2021

Thursday March 25th
Karen Donnelly

Traditionally April’s Full Moon has been called the “Pink Moon,” for the flowers that begin to bloom in the warmer weather. However, some people will be calling it a “Supermoon” this month, April 2021. The Moon’s orbit around the Earth isn’t a perfect circle; sometimes the Moon is further away from Earth, sometimes it’s closer. […]

The Sun sets during Chicagohenge as a CTA train in Chicago, Illinois travels towards it. Image Credit: @cdats

Adler Skywatch: March 2021

Thursday February 25th
Karen Donnelly

Header Image: Chicagohenge Image Credit: @cdats It’s the month named for the god of war, Mars; and the planet Mars is a great focus for the month of March 2021. Last month, NASA’s Perseverance Rover successfully landed on the planet Mars. It joined the still-operating Curiosity Rover already on the Martian surface. Perseverance allows NASA […]


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