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Best Night Sky Events of May 2015 (Stargazing Maps)

Venus, May 2015

Venus shines high in the western sky after sunset.

Mars, May 2015

Mars moves from Aries to Taurus on May 3, too close to the sun to be visible.

Jupiter, May 2015

Jupiter is well placed in the evening sky all month.

Saturn, May 2015

Saturn is just north of Scorpius' "claws." At opposition on May 22, it is visible all night.

Uranus, May 2015

Uranus rises just before the sun in Pisces.

Neptune, May 2015

Neptune is in the eastern morning sky in the constellation Aquarius.

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