Looking at Venus and Mars

Maybe some of you have noticed a bright spot in the morning and evening hours at the sky - That’s Venus.
Venus has a fixed position in human culture, often referred as “morning star” and “evening star”.

A friend of mine noticed, that there is as well a second bright spot, like a “shadow” visible from Innsbruck - Interesting! Let’s have a look in Stellarium:

Venus and Mars next to each other in the sky

That’s Mars. They both are in a fortunate constellation, so that one can observe both of them at the same time in the morning and evening hours.

So people, go outside and have a look. And when you see two bright spots at the morning and evening sky you look at two planets of our solar system.