See the planets Jupiter, Venus, Mars and Saturn in the sky of April 2022

I grew up in the Bronx during the 1960s and 1970s, and one of my astronomy mentors was Dr. Kenneth L. Franklin, Chairman and Chief Scientist at Hayden Planetarium in New York, who has written about celestial events for the World Almanac and The New York Times.

Kane was periodically referring to the “dynamic and ever-changing sky”. Such an eloquent description surely fits the daily changes between the planets in the early morning sky this month. The morning planets are front and center in April, with four out of the five being the brightest Planets of the solar systemlined up across the eastern and southeastern sky.

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