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 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[...]
How to See Saturn Through A Telescope
Seeing the planet Saturn through a telescope is one of the biggest pleasures available to backyard astronomers. If you own[...]
How to See Uranus Through a Telescope
Have you located the five visible planets - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, and are ready to take on[...]
How to See Venus Through a Telescope
Seeing Venus with a telescope is not at all tricky. It is the brightest object in the night sky, after[...]