An Amazing Celestial Event Is Happening At The End Of The Month And It Will Be Visible From New Jersey

New Jersey is notorious for its light pollution but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the night sky! Even near the bright lights of New York City, I’ve enjoyed meteor showers, supermoons, and a whole host of planets. Sure, you can see more in places like Sussex County and Cape May County, further from New York and Philadelphia, but wherever you are in the Garden State, you can see Venus.

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April 27th is the perfect time to enjoy the planet, which can be easily seen without a telescope. I’ve checked the weather across New Jersey and it’s promising at night. However, if we do end up with a cloudy sky, April 28th will still be a spectacular time to enjoy the celestial show. Be sure to skywatch before 11:30 p.m., when Venus will set over the Garden State. Stay up after it dips below the horizon for a chance to see Jupiter and Saturn, which are also set to be bright in the sky around 2 a.m. – 4 a.m.!