Planet Observation Guides

To help in my quest to get the most out of looking at the night sky, I am researching how to observe the planets in our solar system. Below are the guides I have created so far, and more are on their way!


Our hot and pressurised neighbour, a twin in terms of size and the brightest object in the night sky after the moon.

Get the most out of viewing Venus with this guide.

Venus surface through the clouds


The Red Planet is the next one along from us heading away from the sun.

With polar ice caps and the biggest volcano in the solar system, there is a lot to train your telescope on.

Valles Marineris on Mars

If there is any info missing or incorrect, please drop me a line: adam@LovetheNightSky.com and I'll happily make corrections.