Update June, 1 2012

Look Up at the sky tonight you should be able to locate Mars and Saturn in a straight line from Earth’s perspective.

I couldn’t find an available telescope tonight, too bad. Seems I’ll have to acquire my own. But despite what the general public might think, it doesn’t take that much to get hold of a telescope and a digital camera to capture amazing footage of Earth’s companions in the sky.

The following are pictures of Mars and Saturn taken by amateur astronomers a few months ago.

Digital sky picture: Stellarium.