This Saturday, April 7, is the next scheduled monthly meeting for SBVAA. As usual, it is held at the First Christian Church, San Bernardino at 7:00 pm. The pre-meeting dinner is at 5:00 pm at Jenny’s Diner in Highland. The topic for the meeting is Comets from the Universe series.
Can you spot the Winter Hexagon? With its bright six stars, this giant asterism can be a key to finding many winter constellations. Telescope users are treated to a conjunction between Mars and Uranus in the evening. Mercury makes a good appearance above the western horizon after sunset. Morning observers are treated to shifting lineups of bright planets with the Moon at the beginning and end of the month, along with a conjunction of Venus and Saturn. [ PDF]