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How to See Planets With a Telescope

As astronomers, we all want to point our telescopes towards the planets because they are large, bright and have good details for us to observe.

In the articles below, we've shared with you our guides to finding and observing each of the planets with a telescope.

How Far Away is Venus?
Venus is the right brightest planet in the night sky. In fact, apart from the sun and moon, it is[...]
How Long Does Venus Take to Go Around the Sun?
Are you wondering, 'How many Earth days it takes for Venus take to orbit the sun?' Venus orbits - or[...]
How Many of Saturn’s Moons Can I See Through a Telescope?
When you've seen the spectacular rings of Saturn through a telescope, the next obvious feature to look for is its[...]
How to See Jupiter Through a Telescope
This is our guide to help you see Jupiter in a small telescope. If you own a scope of 6[...]
How to See Mars Through a Telescope
When it is nearby, seeing Mars through a telescope is a spectacular sight. When it is at it farthest, the[...]
How to See Mercury Through A Telescope
Seeing Mercury with a telescope is a big challenge! While it occupies a place in the list of planets that[...]
How to See Neptune Through a Telescope
Once you've found the brightest five planets - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, and perhaps even taken on the[...]