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I saw that walking out of the house tonight. I paused at first thinking it was a plane but figured it must be Mars.DM3194 wrote: Mars is super red, and super bright tonight!
Very easy to find!
"Mars has been brighter than Jupiter, which is normally the second-brightest planet and fourth-brightest object in the sky after the sun, moon and planet Venus. Mars now outshines Jupiter by some 1.8 times. It’ll remain brighter than Jupiter until around September 7. Remember Mars in 2003? That was the last time the red planet came exceptionally close to Earth. It was closer in 2003 than it had been in some 60,000 years. In 2018, Mars isn’t quite as bright as it was in 2003. But nearly!"