Head out under the stars at midnight on the 4th of September and catch a glimpse of Jupiter in the east, Saturn high overhead, the Moon in the north east, and the great constellation of Pegasus in the north!
Use the Quasar Publishing image above as a guide. To find out more about what to see in the night sky, grab a copy of their latest Astronomy Australia almanac at at Quasar Publishing.
When to look: Midnight, 4th September
Which direction to look: Anywhere from the north, to overhead to the east!
Jupiter will be rising over the next few months. If you view Jupiter through a telescope and miss out on the Great Red Spot, try again in about 5 hours time. Jupiter is the fastest rotating planet, taking under 10 hours to rotate once. This means on a single night of viewing, you can see all sides of Jupiter, in the space of about 5 hours!