WHAT TO SEE IN THE
APRIL NIGHT SKY
On the night of April 4th, Asteroid 9 Metis will be at opposition & brightly lit. Be sure to use a telescope!
Saturn and the Moon will have a close approach on April 6th. They'll appear 3°57′ apart.
On the night of April 17th, the dwarf planet Haumea will appear at opposition and brightly lit by the sun. Use a telescope to see it!
On April 17th, the Moon will pass in front of Mars – a lunar occultation. It will be visible across parts of Southeast Asia.
The first major meteor shower of the year – the Lyrids – will peak on the night of April 22nd.
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