See how three planets, two stars and the moon share the night sky on April 9, 2022

Look up at the sky before sunrise on Saturday (April 9) to see a trio of planets, twin stars and the Moon entering its next phase.

The planets Venus, Mars and Saturn appear close together in the southeast morning sky. Saturn was steadily moving toward Mars, reaching its closest proximity on Tuesday, April 5, when the planets were only half a degree apart. While the three worlds still appear close together, Saturn is slowly moving away from Mars each day a statement from NASA (opens in new tab).

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