||Mercury is in the morning sky this month, but too low to be readily seen.
||Venus continues to dominate the early evening sky and remains visible 3½ to 4 hours after sunset.
||Mars, in Pisces, shares the evening sky with Venus and sets less than an hour later.
||In Virgo near the first magnitude star Spica, Jupiter, rises around 11pm on the 1st, 2 hours earlier by month’s end.
||Moving from Ophiuchus into Sagittarius late in the month, Saturn rises 3 to 4 hours before the sun and appears low in the SSE sky at dawn.