Five Different Planets Will Align In The Alabama Night Sky During An Incredibly Rare Display

Over the years, quite a few celestial events have taken place in Alabama. One that’s taking place this month is being called a “planet parade” because five naked-eye planets will be aligned in the night sky along with the moon. To witness the planets visible in Alabama this month, conditions must be ideal. Head to the darkest part of your city and look to the horizon, and prepare to be amazed by this planetary phenomenon. To learn all about this celestial event in Alabama, take a look below.

So, what do you think? Do you plan on spending the evening experiencing this rare celestial event? Let us know in the comments below.

To learn more about the planets and space in general, you’ll want to visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. For information about the planets visible in Alabama’s night sky, be sure to read this article about the rare alignment of​ 5 planets in the night sky this month.

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March 27, 2023

Where is the best place to witness the planets visible in Alabama this month?

If you’re searching for the best places to witness the planets visible in Alabama this month, here are a few spots where you can view them:

  • Conecuh National Forest, Escambia County, Alabama
  • Moundville Archeological Park, Moundville, Alabama
  • Wernher von Braun Planetarium, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Cahaba River Park, Helena, Alabama
  • Cheaha State Park, Delta, Alabama
  • Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, Alabama
  • James Wylie Shepherd Observatory, Montevallo, Alabama
  • Horse Pens 40, Steele, Alabama
  • Bluff Park, Hoover, Alabama

Here’s an article about a cool cabin that’s a great spot to witness the
planets visible in Alabama’s night sky.  

Does Alabama have dark sky parks for stargazing?

Stargazing can be such an incredible phenomenon, and here is a list of dark sky parks for stargazing in Alabama:

  • Chattahoochee State Park, Gordon, Alabama
  • Monte Sano State Park, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Bladon Springs County Park, Silas, Alabama
  • Blue Springs State Park, Clio, Alabama
  • Paul M. Grist State Park, Valley Grande, Alabama
  • Roland Cooper State Park, Camden, Alabama

Aside from these dark sky parks, Brushy Lake Campground is also a great place to
stargaze in Alabama