March lights venus, mars and rare uranus visible

February 22, 2015 5:39 AM

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In these couple last weeks of winter March marks the coming of the spring equinox, illuminating the planets in our solar system. In the beginning of march Venus will be illuminated as a bright evening and morning star beginning a trend with Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus.

Astronomers have said as soon as March 4th, Venus and a rare sighting of Uranus can be seen with binoculars or a telescope. Uranus, a large but very distant planet, will be a blue dot in the sky, almost directly below venus.

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