See three planets, two stars and the moon share the night sky on April 9, 2022

Before sunrise on Saturday (April 9), look up to the sky to see a trio of planets, twin stars and the moon entering its next phase.

The planets Venus, Mars and Saturn appear close together in the southeastern morning sky. Saturn moved steadily toward Mars, reaching its closest proximity on Tuesday, April 5, when the planets were only half a degree apart. While the three worlds still seem close together, Saturn is slowly moving away from Mars every day, according to a statement from NASA (opens in new tab)

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