Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

A distant heavenly body will be easy to spot on Monday night.

Despite being 550 million miles away, Jupiter will be visible around sunset.

"The best time to look is just after sunset," said KTAR's Dr. Sky. "It continues through most of the evening, but it's best toward the early evening hours -- anytime after 6 p.m. until about 9 [p.m.] -- and it's easy to see with the naked eye."

The gas giant will be visible because of a conjunction, when it appears very close to the moon. Light reflected from the moon will illuminate the planet.

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.