Mars, Saturn, and Antares form a triangle in the sky over NJ

Craig Balogh
Location of photo
Woodbridge, NJ USA
Date/Time of photo
August 04 2016 01:00 UTC
iPhone 6, Joby GorillaPod stand, NightCap Pro App
I was on my rooftop trying to observe all 5 "naked eye" planets in the sky shortly after sunset. I noticed that Mars, Saturn, and Antares formed a nice triangle this evening. I set up my equipment and took a 15 second exposure and this was the result.
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.