If you’re interested in seeing the wonders of the night sky, look no further than your backyard this upcoming week! According to astronomers, the week of May 9th, 2011 will have four planets (Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and Mercury) all coming together in the sky for a night of beauty for those keen stargazers. You can read all about it here: Four Planets Will Cluster Together Next Week.
In honour of this cosmic excitement, The Campfire Blog is devoting its week to Discovering Stars (and planets).
Let’s get you warmed up with this neat video:
What’s your favourite planet?Tags: astronomy, fun, kids, night sky, outdoors, planets, stars