||Mercury is at Greatest Eastern (evening) Elongation on the 1st, but quickly disappears
into the glare of the setting sun by mid-month.
||After last month’s inferior conjunction, Venus establishes itself as the dominant object (the Moon excluded) in the morning sky.
||Mars, moving from Aries into Taurus, is slowly slipping into the glare of the setting sun. Look low in the WNW after sunset.
||In Virgo near the first magnitude star Spica, Jupiter, reaches opposition on the 7th and is visible in the sky all night long.
||In Sagittarius this month, Saturn rises in the middle of the night and is well-place in the southern sky before sunrise.