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7 Must-See Sky Events this 2017

Moon, Mercury, and Mars in the sky

source: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/12/skywatching-sky-guide-2017-top-events-space-astronomy/_jcr_content/content/image_1951659797.img.jpg/1483036965708.jpg

On March 29, the Western sky will witness a crescent moon forming a celestial triangle with Mercury on its lower right and the reddish Mars above the pair. This formation is the best occurrence that we get to see Mercury at its brightest and highest peak in our skies. Mars, on the other hand, will reach its most distant point from the sun making it easier to catch given that the inner planets are hard to spot.

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